TITLE

Do genes play a role in AIDS?

AUTHOR(S)
Chatterjee, Pratap
PUB. DATE
August 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;8/24/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1783, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the role of genes in AIDS. Californiresearchers' claim that several people may carry genes that slow the course of AIDS; Presence of human leukocyte antigen (HLA) genes on HIV-positive men who remain healthy; Functions of HLA genes in the immune system; Classification of HLA genes; Links between HLA alleles and the severity of AIDS; Study methods used by Mary-Claire King, Leslie Louie and Beth Newman at the University of California, Berkeley.
ACCESSION #
10552580

 

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