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Scientists make immune cells in mice that fight off HIV

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Lesley, Jul 3, 2010.

  1. Lesley

    Lesley Senior Member

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    Really interesting study.

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/hsn/20100703/hl_hsn/scientistsmakeimmunecellsinmicethatfightoffhiv;_ylt=AstI7KVsxtz8vkI_AvNQ7f4PLBIF;_ylu=X3oDMTNsYTIxYnRzBGFzc2V0A2hzbi8yMDEwMDcwMy9zY2llbnRpc3RzbWFrZWltbXVuZWNlbGxzaW5taWNldGhhdGZpZ2h0b2ZmaGl2BHBvcwMxMQRzZWMDeW5fY

     
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    havent they tried this on 4 leukemia patients already? i read that they altered the stem cells in 2 other ways as well, because HIV would probably start using another receptor to get into the cells. they only transplanted a small amount of cells because of safety concerns, but the cells survived. i cannot find the article :-/

    my understanding is that they had hoped the altered cells would be selected for and replace the other ones but they did not......but that was an older article i read.

    wonder if they will be able to get this stupid XMRV out of my body in my lifetime!

    maybe we should start saving our pennies now hehe

    sue
     

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