Kill the inflammation, kill the HIV?

 作者:钮毒徊     |      日期:2019-03-09 04:02:01
By Debora MacKenzie WE don’t yet know why HIV spreads to women so much more readily in Africa than elsewhere, but African women desperately need protection from the virus during sex. Now a cheap and relatively safe chemical that damps down vaginal inflammation may do just that. Ashley Haase and colleagues at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis have discovered that a few epithelial cells on the cervix of female macaques are the first point of entry for SIV,