HIV-1 immune evasion—a threat to effective vaccines?

Morgane Rolland

A new study of the impact of cytotoxic T lymphocyte (CTL) escape mutations suggests that holes in the host immune repertoire contribute to poor disease outcomes, owing to a gradual deterioration of the host anti-HIV-1 immune response. This should be accounted for in HIV-1 vaccine development strategies.

July 13, 2016
Year of publication
2016
Resource types
Journal and research articles
Tags
HIV, HIV prevention, treatment, HIV vaccine, HIV immunity, cytotoxic T lymphocyte

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