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Cure by killing

Two bi-specific protein constructs have been designed that direct the body's T cells to kill HIV-infected cells. The feat provides a step on the path to removing the latent virus reservoir that persists in patients on antiretroviral therapy.

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Richman, D. Cure by killing. Nature 528, 198–199 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature16321

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