Derhsing Lai

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Human herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8) is causally linked to Kaposi's sarcoma (KS). Sequence analysis of the genome and subsequent studies revealed several genes including kaposin, with transformation properties in cell culture. In this study, we have analyzed the requirement of Kaposin A for cellular transformation in an effort to understand its contribution towards(More)
The Immune Response Corp (IRC) is developing Remune, a potential HIV therapeutic vaccine. Remune is based on the Salk Immunogen, which is derived from an HIV isolate which has been inactivated by chemical depletion of glycoprotein 120 (gp120). Preliminary data suggested that Remune, in combination with antiviral drug therapy, results in undetectable levels(More)
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