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A GUT REACTION TO HIV: How the gut microbiome influences progression to AIDS

Progression to AIDS is potentially lethal to HIV infected patients. But what influences the development of AIDS from HIV infection? These scientists have an interesting answer to this question that involves the bacteria that live in your gut.

Watch the video and learn something new about the role of our gut microbiome.

Original article: Dysbiosis of the gut microbiota is associated with HIV disease progression and tryptophan catabolism. Vujkovic-Cvijin et al. Science Translational Medicine (2013).

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