Published in AIDS Weekly, May 11th, 2009
"Then, DCs can uptake and transport to the lymph nodes, beginning a disseminated infection. Interaction between the virus and DCs is mediated by the receptor DC-SIGN. This study seeks to determine any relationship between HIV-AIDS immunopathology and DC-SIGN expression levels in DCs from typical, rapid, and slow progressors. A DC separation system was implemented using peripheral blood mononuclear cells from infected subjects. The...
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