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Nonstick Coating of a Protein Found in Semen Reduces HIV Infection
September 23, 2010
A nonstick coating for a substance found in semen dramatically lowers the rate of infection of immune cells by HIV a new study has found. The new material is a potential ingredient for microbicides designed to reduce transmission of HIV, a team from the University of Rochester Medical Center and the University of California, San Diego, reports in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Biological Chemistry.
University of California, San Diego
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