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The discovery of the AIDS virus

The discovery of the AIDS virus

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Published by Greenhaven Press, Thomson/Gale in San Diego, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AIDS (Disease) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLisa Yount, editor.
    SeriesAt issue in history
    ContributionsYount, Lisa.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA643.8 .D575 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination138 p. ;
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23067074M
    ISBN 100737713534, 0737713526
    LC Control Number2002029814

    Prior to the AIDS epidemic, Dr. Gallo was the first to identify a human retrovirus and the only known human leukemia virus - HTLV - one of few known viruses shown to cause a human cancer. In , he and his colleagues discovered Interleukin-2, a growth regulating substance now used as therapy in some cancers and sometimes AIDS. This book is the story of the discovery of human retroviruses including the AIDS virus. It traces the life of Robert Gallo from his first job to world fame and controversy. There is a lot of good detail about retroviruses and the techniques being used to fight them. The book .

    The Discovery of HIV as the Cause of AIDS Robert C. Gallo, M.D., and Luc Montagnier, M.D. of the nature of the virus causing AIDS. Virus hunting. New York: Basic Books, 2. Discovery AIDS Virus by Lisa Yount starting at $ Discovery AIDS Virus has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

      In , Robert Gallo’s team at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland, isolated HIV-1 from a larger group of patients and suggested causative involvement of the virus in AIDS. Two scientists contributed to the discovery of the first virus, Tobacco mosaic virus. Ivanoski reported in that extracts from infected leaves were still infectious after filtration through a Chamberland filter-candle. Bacteria are retained by such filters, a new world was discovered.


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The Discovery of the AIDS Virus (At Issue in History) Paperback – December 6, by Lisa Yount (Author) › Visit Amazon's Lisa Yount Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author.

Are you an author. Author: Lisa Yount. Focuses on controversial topics surrounding the discovery of the AIDS virus in the early 's, including what causes the disease, how it is spread, and who was responsible for identifying the virus.

The discovery of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) as the cause of AIDS did not avoid this pattern. T Lymphocyte Infected by HIV. Photograph by Cited by:   Discovery of the AIDS Virus School & Library Binding – December 1, by L.

Yount (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from School & Library Binding, December 1, "Please retry" — — — School & Author: L. Yount. English Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index Focuses on controversial topics surrounding the discovery of the AIDS virus in the early 's, including what causes the disease, how it is spread, and Pages: Formal tracking (surveillance) of AIDS cases began that year in the United States.

Inscientists discovered the virus that causes AIDS. The virus was at first named HTLV-III/LAV (human T-cell lymphotropic virus-type III/lymphadenopathy-associated virus) by an international scientific committee.

The book chronicles the discovery and spread of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) with a special emphasis on government indifference and political infighting—specifically in the United States—to what was then perceived as a specifically gay disease.

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was co-discovered several years later by Luc Montagnier and Robert Gallo. AIDS is caused by HIV. HIV is believed to have originated in. In Maytwo papers appeared in the same issue of Science claiming the same breakthrough: the identification of a virus apparently linked to AIDS.

While neither the US nor the French teams were certain of the link, their claims were seized on in the search for a treatment. The discovery of HIV depended on the ability to grow the virus in vitro and this required the use of activated T4 cells.

The disease was originally termed Kaposi's Sarcoma and Opportunistic Infections (KSOI) and then Gay-Related Immune Deficiency (GRID) but we now know it as Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS or SIDA in French and Spanish). Thirdly, with the discovery of both the virus and this new process, we now have a blood test for AIDS.

With a blood test, we can identify AIDS victims with essentially % certainty.”. AIDS - AIDS - The origin of HIV: Details of the origin of HIV remain unclear.

However, a lentivirus that is genetically similar to HIV has been found in chimpanzees and gorillas in western equatorial Africa.

That virus is known as simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), and it was once widely thought to be harmless in chimpanzees. However, in a team of researchers investigating. Dissecting A Discovery, written by Nikolas Kontaratos, is fast becoming the one, important reference book to read for the history of AIDS.

Documenting with incontrovertible evidence what really happened between scientists, politicians, and countries when AIDS made itself known onto the world stage.

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Published by Greenhaven Press, Incorporated. Need help ASAP. We have you covered with 24/7 instant online tutoring. Connect with one of our tutors now. This book will give an account of the history of the discovery of viruses, concentrating on the technological developments that were necessary for the discovery events to happen.

Discover the. Aids was discovered in when three research groups directed by Dr. Gallo, Dr. Jay Levy from San Francisco’s University of California and Dr. Luc Montagnier of Pasteur Institute in Paris, unanimously identified that a retrovirus was responsible for causing AIDS.

The virus was given a different name by each group: HTLV-III, ARV and LAV. Though the CDC discovered all major routes of the disease’s transmission—as well as that female partners of AIDS-positive men could be infected—inthe public considered AIDS a gay disease.

HIV is the same virus that can lead to AIDS It was later discovered the number was closer to 56, infections. This number remains roughly the same since the late s.

The story of the discovery of the AIDS epidemic, and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it. Inventing the AIDS Virus by Peter H.

Duesberg. Regnery USApages, ISBN one of the world's leading microbiologists, a pioneer in the discovery of the HIV family of viruses, and a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

"Dr. Peter Duesberg's courage and his book Inventing the AIDS Virus will save millions of. An eminent scientist and pioneer in the discovery of retroviruses challenges the widely accepted belief that HIV is the cause of AIDS.

Peter H. Duesberg argues that HIV is merely a harmless passenger virus that does not cause AIDS/5(11).When AIDS was first reported inscientists disagreed about what caused the disease and how it was spread.

Controversies continued when two different research groups claimed credit for identifying the virus called HIV as the cause of AIDS in These and related debates shook the scientific world and affected the development of AIDS.Best Books about HIV/AIDS (Fiction and Non-Fiction) My Pet Virus: The True Story of a Rebel Without a Cure by.

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