1385953320_755__Lecture%252B31_HIV%252Blatency%252Band%252Bcure (1)

Hiv cure possible from the abstract tlrs are crucial

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Unformatted text preview: ainly in res6ng CD4+ T cells • A reservoir of latent HIV- infected cells is established very early following infec6on (first days to weeks) and is maintained for the life of the host, even in the presence of an6retroviral drugs Is an HIV “cure” possible? From the Abstract: • TLRs are crucial for recogni6on of pathogen- associated molecular paTerns by cells of the innate immune system • TLRs are present and func6onal in CD4+ T cells • Memory CD4+ T cells are the main reservoir of latent HIV- 1 • How TLR ligands affect latent HIV has not been studied •...
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