Immunotherapy of HIV-1 Infection

@inproceedings{Kirschner1998ImmunotherapyOH,
  title={Immunotherapy of HIV-1 Infection},
  author={Denise E. Kirschner and Glenn F. Webb},
  year={1998}
}
A number of lines of evidence suggest that immunotherapy with the cytokine interleukin-2 (IL-2) may boost the immune response to fight HIV infection. CD4+ T cells, the cells which orchestrate the immune response, are also the cells that become infected by the HIV virus. These cells use cytokines as signaling mechanisms for immune-response stimulation, growth and differentiation. Since CD4+ T cells are hampered due to HIV infection, normal signaling, and the resulting cascade, may not occur… CONTINUE READING

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