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Receptors hiv

receptors, HIV

cellular receptors that bind the human immunodeficiency virus that causes aids. Included are cD4 antigens, found on t4 lymphocytes, and monocytes/macrophages, which bind to the hIV envelope protein gp120.


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Connection between opioid receptors and fatty acid receptors

... topic. I used BLAST comparisons semi randomly and found that opioid receptors were at least 20% identical with cannabinoid, thrombin and fatty ... but still they keep on eating like heroin addicts willing to risk HIV infections through needle sharing or prostitution. Mu-opioid receptor ...

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by mhein
Tue Jul 10, 2012 2:00 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Connection between opioid receptors and fatty acid receptors
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Views: 8517

Re: no repeat sequences in exons of genes?

... from which they evolved has many protein-coding sequences (like HIV... env gag nef pol rev tat vif vpr vpu 9 protein coding genes producing ... heard of RAG1 and RAG2, which splice genomic DNA to make the T cell receptors and B cell receptors. They evolved from such transposases, when ...

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by merv
Mon Oct 03, 2011 1:37 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: no repeat sequences in exons of genes?
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Views: 10432

Viruses and Evolution

... mutation against that given virus. We can already see this with the HIV: in some regions protective mutations to the prevalent HIV strain have ... exclusively parasites, viruses target very specific structures (often receptors) on their target cell's surface that make them unable to infect ...

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by biohazard
Mon Dec 14, 2009 10:45 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Viruses and Evolution
Replies: 14
Views: 7041

Re: HIV Exposure to air

... be attached to a methyl group to cap (inactivate) any of the 8 main HIV genes, thereby not allowing them to produce gene product thus rendering ... to the GP160 (GP120 + GP41) complex that would effectively avoid other receptors on other cells?

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by ENROCK
Mon Nov 16, 2009 1:07 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: HIV Exposure to air
Replies: 7
Views: 36862

Invasion of a host cell by a DNA virus

... by the properties of the virions coats and the surface of the cells receptors. However, when it is a “naked” virus these receptions difficulties ... This can only be done with viruses that contain an envelope such as HIV or influenza. By the way of endocytosis in which the virus tricks the ...

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by littlexsparrow
Wed Sep 23, 2009 7:14 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Invasion of a host cell by a DNA virus
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