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Title Cell death during HIV infection / edited by Andrew D. Badley
Published Boca Raton : CRC/Taylor & Francis, 2006


Description 1 online resource (544 pages) : illustrations
Contents Front Cover; Editor; Contributors; Introduction; Table of Contents; 1. Lentiviral Biology and Cell Death; 2. Regulation of Apoptosis; 3. Approaches Used to Detect Apoptosis; 4. Consequences of HIV Infection on Thymus Function and T Cell Development; 5. Deadly Intentions: Apoptosis in the Peripheral Immune System; 6. Cell Death in HIV Infection: gp120; 7. Vpr; 8. Interference of the Nef Protein of HIV-1 with Pro and Antiapoptotic Pathways of T Cells; 9. HIV-1 Tat and Apoptotic Death; 10. HIV Protease (PR) and Cell Death; 11. Immune Activation
Summary Immunology, molecular biology, virology, and genomics are among the specialties represented by the contributors to a volume intended both as a reference and a stimulation to further research into the apoptosis dysregulation during HIV-induced immunodeficiency. They discuss basic concepts, viral and immune mechanisms of HIV-associated cell death, in
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject HIV infections.
T cells.
HIV Infections
T-Lymphocytes -- pathology
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
HIV infections
T cells
Form Electronic book
Author Badley, Andrew D
LC no. 2005044006
ISBN 142003815X