HIV Latency TORn Down

Mauro Giacca*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Combination therapy for HIV infection is effective at controlling disease but fails to eradicate the virus because a persistent reservoir of cells harbors latent HIV DNA. In this issue of Cell Host & Microbe, Besnard et al. (2016) show that the mTOR kinase is essential to reactivate HIV from latency.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)700-702
Number of pages3
JournalCell Host and Microbe
Volume20
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 Dec 2016

Keywords

  • HIV
  • latency
  • mTOR
  • therapy

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