Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 24th, 2006
Study 1: P-glycoprotein helps modulate the transport of antiretrovirals across the placental barrier in HIV-infected pregnant women.
"P-glycoprotein transports several compounds including protease inhibitors, actually used in the clinical management of HIV-1 infection. Since P-glycoprotein is expressed in placental trophoblasts, its efflux activity could interfere with placental transfer of antiretrovirals," scientists in France report.
According to M. Camus and colleagues at the University of Paris 11, "The purpose of this study was to...
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