Example sentences for: immunodeficiency

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  • DEK is a nuclear protein that is not structurally related to any known family of proteins [ 12 13 ] . Although it may also participate in DNA replication and RNA processing [ 14 15 ] , we have identified DEK as a DNA-binding protein that recognizes the TG-rich peri- ets (pets) regulatory element in the human immunodeficiency virus type 2 (HIV-2) enhancer [ 16 ] . The pets site is important in mediating HIV-2 enhancer stimulation in activated T cells and monocytes [ 17 18 19 ] , suggesting that DEK may play an immunomodulatory role as it participates in transcriptional activation through this and related sites.

  • bp = base pair(s); EMSA = electrophoretic mobility shift assay; FLAG = Five NH 2 -terminally deleted epilope; MHC = Major histocompatibility complex; HIV = human immunodeficiency virus; JRA = juvenile rheumatoid arthritis; K d[app] = apparent dissociation constant; PCR = polymerase chain reaction; pets = peri- ets ; rDEK = recombinant DEK protein.

  • Prospective cohort studies have shown that in 25% to 35% of patients with HIV infection disseminated MAC disease eventually develops [ 14 15 ] . The risk of disseminated MAC disease depends on the severity of the immunodeficiency.

  • Mycobacterium infections are frequent opportunistic pathogens associated with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).

  • The human immunodeficiency virus type 1 aspartic protease (HIV-1 PR) is an important enzyme due to its key role in viral maturation.


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