The hidden cost of genetic resistance to HIV-1
Program in Molecular Medicine
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Hemic and Immune Systems | Immune System Diseases | Immunology and Infectious Disease | Molecular Biology | Virus Diseases
Assessment of more than 400,000 people over the age of 40 demonstrates that homozygosity for a CCR5 variant that prevents HIV-1 infection comes at the cost of increased rates of mortality.
Genetic testing, HIV infections
DOI of Published Version
Nat Med. 2019 Jun;25(6):878-879. doi: 10.1038/s41591-019-0481-8. Link to article on publisher's site
Luban, Jeremy, "The hidden cost of genetic resistance to HIV-1" (2019). Program in Molecular Medicine Publications and Presentations. 115.