Cláudio Humberto Gonçalves

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Cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs) vigorously restrict primary human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. However, the frequently erroneous process of viral replication favors the creation of mutants not recognizable by primary CTLs. Variants that tolerate the mutations may have selective advantage and may increase in abundance, until the immune system(More)
Aceruloplasminemia is a rare autosomal recessive disease in which a mutation leads to the absence or dysfunction of ceruloplasmin. Deficiency of this enzyme leads to the accumulation of iron in various organs; aceruloplasminemia is usually characterized by diabetes, retinal degeneration and neurological disorders. Diagnosis is suspected by the presence of(More)
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