Published in Hematology Week, November 10th, 2003
"The common CCR5 promoter polymorphism at position -2459 (A/G) has been associated with differences in the rate of progression to AIDS, where HIV-1-infected individuals with the CCR5-2459 G/G genotype exhibit slower disease progression than those with the A/A genotype," scientists in Cleveland explained. However, the "mechanisms underlying the relationship between these polymorphisms and disease progression are not known."
In a recent study examining "in vitro infection of peripheral blood mononuclear cells obtained from healthy Caucasian...
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