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HIV-specific B cell response in patients with broadly neutralizing serum activity

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Science  04 Dec 2015:
Vol. 350, Issue 6265, pp. 1175-1176
DOI: 10.1126/science.aad7133

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Since its discovery in 1981, HIV has killed over 25 million people; more than 33 million humans are now infected worldwide. Despite extensive efforts, a vaccine against HIV remains elusive. The reason for this lies in HIV's remarkable mutability.