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Maraviroc (Celsentri) as a med for xmrv/MLV?

Discussion in 'XMRV Testing, Treatment and Transmission' started by Rrrr, Aug 26, 2010.

  1. Rrrr

    Rrrr Senior Member

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    Maraviroc (Celsentri) binds to CCR5, preventing an interaction with gp120. It is also referred to as a "chemokine receptor antagonist" or a "CCR5 inhibitor."

    any thoughts on this as a med for xmrv/MLV?

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maraviroc
     
  2. Daffodil

    Daffodil Senior Member

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    hi Rrrr. XMRV uses XPR1 receptor to get into the cell....HIV uses CCR5....so i dont think that med would help us.

    Sue
    oxoxoxo
     
  3. Rrrr

    Rrrr Senior Member

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    thanks for setting me straight, daffodil!
     
  4. VillageLife

    VillageLife Senior Member

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    good idea though :)
     

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