Understanding neutralizing antibodies - February 2007. Why are HIV-specific neutralizing antibodies so difficult to induce with vaccination?


The importance of antibodies in the immune response against AIDS is discussed. The factsheet then explains why so few antibodies can neutralise HIV and outlines the current vaccine strategy. This strategy concentrates on producing antibodies against the proteins used by the virus to attach to cells.


Vax Online Primer

Published 1 January 2007