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HIV flushed out by cancer drug

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Bob, Jul 31, 2015.

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    Waking up HIV: Two compounds show great potential to rouse latent virus
    July 30, 2015
    http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-07-hiv-compounds-great-potential-rouse.html
     
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    And here's the research paper...

    Synergistic Reactivation of Latent HIV Expression by Ingenol-3-Angelate, PEP005, Targeted NF-kB Signaling in Combination with JQ1 Induced p-TEFb Activation.
    Jiang G, Mendes EA, Kaiser P, Wong DP, Tang Y, Cai I, et al.
    July 30, 2015
    Synergistic PLoS Pathog 11: e1005066.
    doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1005066
    http://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1005066

     
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    And here's some extra reading for anyone interested... It's an older news article that includes some background about the issue of dormant HIV... It seems to discuss a different research team using a different drug for the same ends...


    'Exciting' drug flushes out HIV
    BBC News
    22 July 2014
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-28159515
     
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