Essays Tagged: "Retrovirus"


Aids first appeared in 1959. Its definition states that its any of a group of retroviruses and esp. HIV-1 that infect and destroy helper T cells of the immune system causing the ... their numbers that is diagnostic of AIDS -- called also AIDS virus, human immunodeficiency virus. A retrovirus is any of a group of RNA-containing viruses (as HIV) that produce reverse transcriptase b ...

(3 pages) 101 0 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


(12 pages) 252 3 4.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

AIDS: Such A Deadly Disease

(12 pages) 139 2 2.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Definitions in biology.

ating to the adrenal glands or their secretions.Aids: A severe immunological disorder caused by the retrovirus HIV, resulting in a defect in cell-mediated immune response that is manifested by increas ...

(13 pages) 100 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Sickle Cell Anaemia And Gene Therapy

lobin gene into a retroviral vector, which will be transduced into hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs). Retroviruses are RNA viruses that replicate through a DNA intermediate. The advantage of using retro ... ated great difficulties for complete and position independent expression of b-globin transgene from retrovirus vectors.The development and characterization of lentivirus vectors for gene transfer brou ...

(4 pages) 15 0 4.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Helping Hands

if they had been on medication.AIDS is a disease of the immune system caused by infection with the retrovirus HIV, which destroys some types of white blood cells and is transmitted through blood or b ...

(4 pages) 520 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Aids-related Cancers

ients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) than in the general population. HIV is a retrovirus, a virus containing RNA and the enzyme reverse transcriptase, which enables the virus to ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Science Essays

HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe

living with HIV/AIDS, from a total population of 12 million (UNAIDS, 2010).PathogenesisHIV is a DNA retrovirus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). The virus is capable of adhering t ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Dec/2012

Subjects: Science Essays