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HIV inhibiting protein discovered

Japanese Scientist found a protein in humans that has inhibitory effects on the human immune-deficiency virus(HIV). According to the report the HIV virus didn’t affect the cells with the protein known as MARCH8 .Efe news agency reports that , scientist Kenzo Tokunaga, who participated in the research, said he hopes that they can develop a drug that help to produce MARCH 8 in the body, so that it can be used for HIV treatment.

The researchers cultivated HIV virus in cell with MARCH8 protein and cells without this protein. They came to the conclusion that cells having MARCH8 didn’t infect other healthy cells. According to UN AIDS data, 36.9 million HIV patients and 15.8 million of who receive anti-retroviral treatment will get the benefit.