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Latency reversing agent makes dormant HIV-infected cells vulnerable to clearance

19:24 EDT 1 Aug 2017 | News-Medical.net

The ability for HIV to hide in the body in a dormant state makes curing the 40 million people living with the virus a challenge. Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have shown the drug Vorinostat reverses this latency, causing resting CD4 T-cells to express HIV.

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