CCR5

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CCR5

(medicine)
Belonging to the seven-transmembrane chemokine receptor family, the major cofactor for primary macrophage-tropic human immunodeficiency virus-1 strains.
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Genetic restriction of HIV-1 infection and progression to AIDS by a deletion allele of the CKR5 structural gene.
Winkler et al., "Genetic restriction of HIV-1 infection and progression to AIDS by a deletion allele of the CKR5 structural gene.
Broder et al., "CC CKR5: a RANTES, MIP-1[alpha], MIP-1[beta] receptor as a fusion cofactor for macrophage-tropic HIV-1," Science, vol.