New era for ME/CFS research as top cytokine study attracts media headlines
The immune systems of patients who have recently developed ME/CFS look markedly different from those who have been ill for much longer, according to a major new study from Drs. Ian Lipkin and Mady Hornig at Columbia University. This shift in immune function hadn’t been seen before.
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A New Old Retroviral ?!

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Omar88, Sep 22, 2012.

  1. Omar88

    Omar88 Senior Member

  2. anciendaze

    anciendaze Senior Member

    That's right. In addition to the murine IAPs that indicate contamination with mouse cells there are human IAPs in cases of either exogenous retroviral infection or activation of endogenous retroviruses. If murine retroviruses did infect humans for any substantial length of time you could expect IAPs which would be very hard to distinguish from murine IAPs.

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