simian immunodeficiency virus


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simian immunodeficiency virus

n.
SIV.
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Li et al., "Roles of substrate availability and infection of restina and activated CD4(+) T cells in transmission and acute simian immunodeficiency virus infection," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.
Chronic binge ethanol consumption accelerates progression of simian immunodeficiency virus disease.
Johnson, "Simian immunodeficiency virus infection induces expansion of [alpha]4[beta][7.sup.+] and cytotoxic CD[56.sup.+] NK cells," Journal of Virology, vol.
In the second study, the investigators assessed the protective effects of Inovio's PENNVAX HIV DNA vaccines by examining an equivalent vaccine for the corresponding monkey virus, called SIV (simian immunodeficiency virus).
(13) Marx RA., AIcabes P.G., Drucker E, Serial human passage of simian immunodeficiency virus by unsterile injections and the emergence of epidemic human immunodeficiency virus in Africa, Phil.Trans.
More than half the macaque monkeys given the new vaccine maintained control over the Simian Immunodeficiency Virus - the primate form of HIV - for more than a year.
It controlled the Simian Immunodeficiency Virus so there were no traces left of it in more than half of a test group of macaques.
In 2005, a group of investigators from John Hopkins University School of Medicine reported that minocycline imparted significant neuroprotection in a simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) model of HIV-associated central nervous system (CNS) disease (21).
Results using GM-CSF showed protection from infection by a genetically distinct simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV - monkey version of the HIV virus) in 70% of the animals tested.
The article also will present data showing the effect of alcohol intake on simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) pathogenesis in rhesus macaques, the animal model of choice for HIV infection.
Chapters address lentivirus tropism and disease, macrophages in HIV-1 infection, intracellular mechanisms for lentiviral restriction, simian-HIV and simian immunodeficiency virus models of HIV disease, host and viral determinants of feline immunodeficiency virus cell tropism and pathogenicity, equine infectious anemia virus and its pathogenesis, the bovine lentivirus infections, and lentivirus coinfections and superinfections, among other topics.
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