Flashcards in HIV/AIDS Deck (12):
gag is what?
pol is what?
p24 is what?
Screening antibodies are mode to this protein
gp120 is what?
Coat protein that binds to CD4
Increase in transmission associated with uncircumcised males due to?
Increased presence of dendritic cells in the foreskin
What does HIV virus require to get into host cell
Where is CCR5 expressed?
Monocytes and lymphocytes
CXCR4 is expressed where?
What do activated CD8 cells produce that blocks virus uptake?
Apoptosis of uninfected memory CD4 lymphocytes in lymph nodes resulting from what?
TLR-7 and TLR-8
What is a better predictor of progression than viral load?