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Plunder and Stowaways: Incorporation of Cellular Proteins by Enveloped Viruses
To be successful and have the opportunity to replicate properly, a virus has to thwart or, just the reverse, boost many systems of the host cell. Given that host cells have evolved to eliminate these… Expand
Statins could be used to control replication of some viruses, including HIV-1.
- Caroline Gilbert, M. Bergeron, Sylvie Méthot, J. Giguere, M. Tremblay
- Biology, Medicine
- Viral immunology
- 7 October 2005
Statins are mainly known for their plasma cholesterol-lowering properties and are widely used for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. They however also exert pleiotropic effects through a… Expand
Interactions between prostaglandins, leukotrienes and HIV-1: Possible implications for the central nervous system
In HIV-1-infected individuals, there is often discordance between viremia in peripheral blood and viral load found in the central nervous system (CNS). Although the viral burden is often lower in the… Expand