Molecular 'chimera' saves chimps from HIV

Brown, Phyllida
August 1991
New Scientist;8/3/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1780, p15
Reports that HIV infection can be prevented in chimpanzees using an artificial molecule in the U.S. Implications for a treatment that will prevent HIV transmission from women to unborn children; Ability of chimeric molecules to cross the placenta in monkeys; Clinical tests on the safety of the molecule.


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