The VNTR polymorphism of the DC-SIGNR gene and susceptibility to HIV-1 infection: a meta-analysis.

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Li, Hui; Yu, Xiao-Min; Wang, Jia-Xin; Hong, Ze-Hui; Tang, Nelson Leung-Sang;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 7,issue 9 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0042972, pmc: PMC3434151
  • Subject: Genetics of the Immune System | Population Genetics | Human Genetics | Research Article | Biology | Genetics of Disease | Infectious Diseases | Genetic Mutation | Medicine | Viral Diseases | Q | R | Genetics | Mutation Types | HIV | Clinical Immunology | Science | Genetic Polymorphism

BACKGROUND: Dendritic cell-specific intercellular adhesion molecule-3-grabbing nonintegrin related (DC-SIGNR) can bind to the human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1) gp120 envelope glycoprotein and is thus important for the host-pathogen interaction in HIV-1 infection. S... View more
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