Which cells does HIV infect?

leelab leelab at medsci.mbp.missouri.edu
Wed Mar 29 11:15:03 EST 1995


I know that HIV infects CD4+ cells through the gp120-CD4 interaction (or I 
believe that *was* the story).

So which other cells and, if known, through which molecules on both the 
target cell and the virus.  

I remember hearing/reading where CD8+ (single pos.) may be infected.

Thanks.  

Beth
btalken at mail.coin.missouri.edu
Graduate Student
University of Missouri-Columbia
Dept. of Molecular Micro and Immunology



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