targeting the Aids virus

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targeting the Aids virus

Post by tiles12345 » Wed Nov 28, 2012 7:55 pm

could we be able to take a bacteria and change its genome to attack aids without harming the human.

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Post by gauthum » Wed Dec 05, 2012 4:09 pm

hello.Aids is actually a disease that attacks and destroy t-helper cells so i dont think you could use a programmed bacteria to attack aids.Aids actually develops inside t-helper cell.
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Post by Sumanth001 » Fri Sep 27, 2013 12:31 pm

Hello people. I hope we all know quite well about immunology. HIV attacks only T-lymphocytes.
But, we have our innate immunity left and our B-lymphocytes go unaffected by HIV.
The Natural Killer Cells,macrophages,interferons,etc.... we still have many defences left.
Why dont we find a way to stimulate them????????????

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Post by Sumanth001 » Fri Sep 27, 2013 12:40 pm

An antifungal foot cream called Ciclopirox shows abilities to STOP and ERADICATE HIV. It inhibits the expression of it's genes, blocks mitochondrial function and activates the cell suicide pathway. This spares the unaffected healthy cells. HIV couldn't bounce back even after Ciclopirox was removed.It is also perfectly safe for human use.This completely destroys HIV-1. But, there are many other mutants out there. We must somehow use an irreversible inhibitor on the reverse transcriptase enzyme.

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