Infection of primary human placental fibroblasts with HIV-1, HIV-2, and SIV


Cells with fibroblast-like features were isolated from the villous tissue of normal term human placentas. Immunocytochemical characterization of the cells showed that they were vimentin-positive but negative for factor-VIII, CD14 and CD4. Thus, the cells are mesenchymal and are not endothelial cells, macrophages or trophoblast. These cells were exposed to… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s007050050238


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