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Immunology Wars: The Battle With HIV

Video   Jun 18, 2019 | Taken from Nature Video, YouTube

 

HIV pushes the immune system to its limits. Our body's usual antiviral arsenal is coordinated, in part, by immune cells called Helper T cells. But HIV attacks Helper T cells directly, eventually leading to AIDS. This animation shows the cellular and molecular mechanisms employed on both sides of the fight, and how antiretroviral drugs can help swing the balance in our favor.

 
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