Published in Blood Weekly, September 1st, 2005
Study 1: RNA helicase DDX1 is involved in restricted HIV-1 Rev function in astrocytes.
According to recently published research from the United Stated, "Productive infection by human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) in the central nervous system (CNS) involves mainly macrophages and microglial cells.
"A frequency of less than 10% of human astrocytes is estimated to be infectable with HIV-1. Nonetheless, this relatively low percentage of infected astrocytes, but associated with a large total number of astrocytic cells in the CNS, makes human...
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