A substantial step towards eliminating HIV infection!?

HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus and is the causative organism for AIDS. The virus gets spread through body fluids and attacks the immune system, specifically CD4+ helper T cells. Over time, HIV destroys so many of these cells that the body can’t fight off infections and disease. Untreated, HIV reduces the number these cells (helper... Continue Reading →

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Survival of tissue-resident memory T cells requires exogenous lipid uptake and metabolism

T-lymphocytes are majorly divided into two classes depending upon the class of surface proteins (cluster of differentiation or CD). The two major CD proteins are CD4+ and CD8+. The cells with CD4+ surface protein are helper T cells and cells with CD8+ surface proteins are cytotoxic T cells. These two major T cell classes are further... Continue Reading →

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