Thymic plasmacytoid dendritic cells are susceptible to productive HIV-1 infection and efficiently transfer R5 HIV-1 to thymocytes in vitro
Vanessa A Evans, Luxshimi Lal, Ramesh Akkina, Ajantha Solomon, Edwina Wright, Sharon R Lewin, Paul U Cameron
Retrovirology | BIOMED CENTRAL LTD | Published : 2011
Awarded by National Heath and Medical Research Council
Awarded by National Institute of Health
We thank Damian Purcell (University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia) for providing us with the EGFP-reporter viruses. We thank Andrew Cochrane (Royal Melbourne Childrens' Hospital, Parkville, Australia) and Stuart Berzins (University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia) for providing us with thymus tissue. This work was supported by the National Heath and Medical Research Council (Program Grants 358399 [SRL, PUC] and 510488 [DP]; Practitioner Fellowship [S.R.L]), The Alfred Foundation [SRL], Monash University (Graduate Scholarship) [VAE] and the National Institute of Health (project grants AI073255 and AI057066 [RA]).