Researchers track HIV in real time as it infects, spreads in living tissue

Posted by on June 9, 2016 5:45 pm
Categories: health

By watching brightly glowing HIV-infected immune cells move within mice, researchers have shown how infected immune cells latch onto an uninfected sister cell to directly transmit newly minted viral particles. The research challenges the long-held perception that the primary route of HIV infection of immune cells is from free-floating viral particles that move within tissue and blood fluids.

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