Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, September 1st, 1997
This is the second gene link to people who seem to never get the syndrome despite exposure to it, or who fail to show symptoms of the disease despite testing positive for HIV. An earlier genetic mutation was discovered in 1996.
"With these two genes, we're actually coming up with numbers that allow us to explain the rapid progressors (those who move quickly from HIV exposure to [advanced] AIDS) as well as a fraction of that very rare group of long survivors, that 1 percent of the [HIV exposed] population that never gets AIDS," researcher Dr....
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