microbio review - Microbio review All of the hiv subtypes...

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Microbio review All of the hiv subtypes are found in Africa, which is evidence that it started there M subgroup is most common C subtype is most common in sub-Saharan Africa B subtype is most common in usa Subtypes determine where it came from and how to treat it Elisa is screening test o Incubates cells o Shows all the antibodies Confirmation test is called the Western blot o Western blot finds what proteins the antibodies pick up Binding o GP120 is head of binding stem, GP 41 is the root o When T helper cell comes gp 120 unbinds and gp 41 binds to ccr 5 o Viral membrane fuses with cell membrane and viral rna goes into the healthy cell o Fusion inhibitors block this action o Integrase inhibitors stop the virus from cloning o Virus goes into cell with RNA and reverse transcriptase because it needs to copy the RNA strand into the DNA o Nucleotide Rt inhibitors block Rt from creating a strand to put in the RNA o The nucleus of the Cell then copy’s the virus and makes more
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course MICROBIO 160 taught by Professor Hamilton during the Fall '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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