Straight sex and AIDS vaccines

Radetsky, P.
January 1992
Discover;Jan92, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p52
Looks at the increasing spread of AIDS through heterosexual contact, and how researchers are attempting to develop a vaccine to protect against genital infection. Work on blood-borne infection vaccine; Expected different methods of infection according to transmission route; Details of mechanisms in blood-borne and sexual transmission of AIDS; Role of mucosal immunity antibodies; Role of Langerhans cells in AIDS infection; Vaccine research emphasizing mucosal immunity.


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