Affiliation: Division of Retrovirology
Allam A, Peachman K, Aguilera Olvera R, Casares S, Rao M. Isolation of human lymphocytes with high yield and viability from the gastrointestinal and female reproductive tract of a humanized DRAG mouse. J Immunol Methods. 2018;454:40-47 pubmed publisher
..The immune cells obtained from a single DRAG mouse by our protocol were sufficient for conducting functional assays and for flow cytometry analyses including phenotypic, exhaustion, and functional panels. ..
Rao M, Peachman K, Kim J, Gao G, Alving C, Michael N, et al
. HIV-1 variable loop 2 and its importance in HIV-1 infection and vaccine development. Curr HIV Res. 2013;11:427-38 pubmed
..Immunogens that can induce these antibodies should therefore be taken into consideration when designing HIV-1 vaccine formulations. ..
Jobe O, Trinh H, Kim J, AlSalmi W, Tovanabutra S, Ehrenberg P, et al
. Effect of cytokines on Siglec-1 and HIV-1 entry in monocyte-derived macrophages: the importance of HIV-1 envelope V1V2 region. J Leukoc Biol. 2016;99:1089-106 pubmed publisher
Kim J, Jobe O, Peachman K, Michael N, Robb M, Rao M, et al
. Quantitative analyses reveal distinct sensitivities of the capture of HIV-1 primary viruses and pseudoviruses to broadly neutralizing antibodies. Virology. 2017;508:188-198 pubmed publisher
..These findings will have important implications for HIV-1 vaccine design and determination of vaccine efficacy. ..