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By Stefan H. E. Kaufmann, Bruce D. Walker

ISBN-10: 3527322701

ISBN-13: 9783527322701

ISBN-10: 3527627901

ISBN-13: 9783527627905

Delivering the most recent info on preventive, diagnostic and healing facets of tuberculosis and AIDS, this can be the single publication to put a massive emphasis at the expanding coexistence of those life-threatening illnesses in individuals.
Edited by way of notable scientists within the box, this prepared reference is split into 3 major sections masking immunology and vaccination concepts, medicines, and scientific issues.
well timed analyzing for microbiologists, virologists, bacteriologists, immunologists, and pathophysiologists, in addition to for the pharmaceutical and biotechnological industries.

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This observation may be at least partially explained by immuneinduced mutations, which would be expected to have a greater impact on viral fitness when arising in key structural or functional proteins, as opposed to the envelope protein, which is able to accommodate extensive sequence variation. Durable control of AIDS virus infection has also been achieved with live attenuated vaccines, which by far have had the most impressive effect of any vaccine tested. So far, a live attenuated SIV represents the most successful nonhuman primate vaccine approach, and has consistently protected rhesus macaques against challenge with a homologous, pathogenic SIV [68].

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