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HIV infection requires an accomplice: B cells with special protein direct HIV to T cells
...ot become infected, they play a pivotal role as an accomplice
in HIV's takeover of T cells. According to the research to be reported by Giovanna Rappocciolo, Ph.D., research assistant professor of infectious diseases and microbiology at GSPH, laboratory studies provide evidence of DC-SIGN in subsets of B cel...
Newly discovered behavior in cancer cells signals dangerous metastasis
...l cells, Garcia-Blanco said. Fox also may have an accomplice
or "co-factor" in or around epithelial cells that prompts it to activate, the researchers said. They speculate that this co-factor could be activated by contact with stroma --the supporting structural cells of a tumor -- because the stroma is where t...