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Cells that stand in the way of HIV cure: Discovery expands understanding of marrow's role

20:00 EDT 30 Jul 2017 | AAAS

(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) New research into HIV's hiding places reveals new clues about exactly how it persists in the body for years, in hematopoietic progenitor cells in the bone marrow. The discovery could speed the search for drugs that can flush HIV out of its long-term hideouts and cure an infection for good.

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