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Determining the immune mechanisms of protection from AIDS: Correlates of immunity and the development of syngeneic macaques

Kent, Stephen J; Ada, Gordon; Hayes, Eric; Lewis, I J

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The AIDS pandemic is a global emergency and a preventive vaccine is urgently needed. CD4 and CD8 T-cell responses appear important in controlling human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1 in humans and simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) in macaques. The utility of vaccines that induce high levels of SIV- or HIV-specific T cells has recently become clearer. Since T cells recognize virus-infected cells rather than free virus, T-cell-based vaccines only have the capacity to control infections...[Show more]

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Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/93131
Source: Immunological Reviews
DOI: 10.1034/j.1600-065X.2001.1830108.x

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