Fig.1C: Adsorption of HIV to a T4-Helper Lymphocyte

The interaction between the gp120 and the CD4 molecule on the host cell induces a change in shape that brings the chemokine receptor binding domains of the gp120 into proximity with the host cell chemokine receptor.


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