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Immunodeficiency

Immunodeficiency

Inabillity to mount a normal immune response. Immunodeficiency can be due to a genetic disease or acquired as in aids due to hiv. Immunological disorder in which some part of the body's immune system is inadequate and resistance to infectious diseases is reduced.The inability of the immune system to provide a response to a pathogenic attack.


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Re: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Thank you. The Infrastructure for building/setting up any Research Laboratory viz Biochemical, Pathological, Surgical has to be Modern. isn't it ? Thanks & Regards, Prashant S Akerkar

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by prashantakerkar
Sat Nov 05, 2011 7:57 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
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Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HIV 1. Can a HIV infected Patient's Blood be used for other Patients of the same blood group. i.e if another patient gets the Blood of a HIV Infected Patient, are there any chances of affecting the Blood Receiver of HIV Virus ? 2. Why there is no cure or vaccine availabl...

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by prashantakerkar
Sat Oct 15, 2011 7:31 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
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Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac

... similarity and dissimilarity suggestive of recombination. Diversity plots have been used to great effect in the search for recombinant human immunodeficiency virus and simian immunodeficiency virus strains (Gao et al., 1998, 1999) and are ideally suited for detection of RNA virus homologous ...

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by anakovacevic
Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:28 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac
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Re: Cytokine - Receptor concepts

... has remarkable characteristics and are partly because of deficiency of cytokine receptors has now been directly linked to certain debilitating immunodeficiency states. In this regard, and also because the redundancy and pleiomorphism of cytokines are a consequence of their homologous receptors.

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by marla
Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:08 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cytokine - Receptor concepts
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Re: Natural selection is proven wrong

... disease, and Alzheimer's disease. It also has a role in infectious diseases once believed to be entirely environmentally caused such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV, which is the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome [AIDS]) infection and tuberculosis. Like most diseases, ...

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by gamila
Thu Apr 23, 2009 11:05 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
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