The HIV-1 pandemic: does the selective sweep in chimpanzees mirror humankind's future?

Natasja G de Groot, Ronald E Bontrop
2013 Retrovirology  
An HIV-1 infection progresses in most human individuals sooner or later into AIDS, a devastating disease that kills more than a million people worldwide on an annual basis. Nonetheless, certain HIV-1-infected persons appear to act as long-term non-progressors, and elite control is associated with the presence of particular MHC class
doi:10.1186/1742-4690-10-53 pmid:23705941 pmcid:PMC3667106 fatcat:4322ps6ar5cwbjj64hspxtg6wq