Major histocompatibility complex class I diversity in a West African chimpanzee population: implications for HIV research

Abstract

 Human immunodefiency virus (HIV) poses a major threat to humankind. And though, like humans, chimpanzees are susceptible to HIV infection, they are considered to be resistant to the development of the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). Little is known about major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I diversity in chimpanzee populations and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s002510050638

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