Study: Gene mutations help detect HIV progression to AIDS

10/21/2007 | Yahoo!

Mutations in the CCR5 gene and the number of copies of the CCL3L1 gene could play a role in the speed of HIV disease progression and immune responses of healthy individuals, a U.S. study found. The findings could pave the way for modifying HIV drugs and vaccines based on the genetic makeup of a patient, a researcher said.

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