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Receptors cxcr4

receptors, cxcr4

Seven-transmembrane g-protein-coupled receptors for alpha-chemokines. They also function as fusion cofactors for t-cell-tropic hIV-1 strains.


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... ulceration and inflammation. The CD4+ T-lymphocytes have surface receptors to which HIV can attach to promote entry into the cell. The infection ... are cell surface fusion-mediating molecules. Such coreceptors include CXCR4 and CCR5. Their presence on cells can aid binding of the HIV envelope ...

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by victor
Thu Jan 19, 2006 2:11 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Cure for AIDS
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