Note: Mutations protect against development of AIDS

One out of about 300 infected with the HIV virus never developes full-blown AIDS. They are in some way able to keep the virus under control.

An international team of researchers have now found five mutations in the protein HLA-B which makes it easier for the immune system to identify the HIV virus and attack it. This may be a clue to finding the flaws of the virus and help in finding a cure.

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