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    ... for a cure.  I would like to see more research on the CCR5 Delta 32 mutation.  [Making test animals glow in the dark as a viable research strategy to find a cure for AIDS is just... playing god - accent on experimenting as playing.  That's just cruel to the animals.]

    Mother Nature and Natural Selection developed a system of immunity from the black plague in a genetic mutation known as CCR5 Delta 32.  The odd thing modern researchers found, is that if a person has two sets of this mutation, one from each parent, they don't get HIV.

    PBS: Secrets of the Dead: Mystery of the Black Death

    Secrets of the Dead III: 2. Mystery of the Black Death (2002)
    The connection between CCR5 Delta 32's resistance to the plague bacillus and HIV virus is explained and how it works with the immune system about 25+/- minutes into the video, as well as one set of the mutation effects (watch from the beginning to get the whole story; it's very interesting).  Zero mutation and it means death from the black plague.  There's a young man who lost a huge number of friends to AIDS in the video, and he wondered why he didn't get it since his lifestyle was identical to his friends.  He has two sets of the CCR5 Delta 32 mutation, one from each parent.

    Here's to greater understanding through medical research..., and an eradication of HIV-AIDS.

    I'm sick of attempts to steer this nation from principles evolved in The Age of Reason to hallucinations derived from illiterate herdsmen. ~ Crashing Vor

    by NonnyO on Fri Nov 30, 2012 at 11:11:11 PM PST

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