Hunting Down the HIV-1 Reservoir: A Starring Role for Antibodies?
The persistence of viruses “hidden” in a reservoir of latently infected CD4+ T cells under antiretroviral therapy is the major obstacle to an HIV-1 cure. Recently published inNature, two seminal studies fromDescours et al. (2017) and Nishimura et al. (2017)bring hope for tracking and possibly eradicating the HIV-1 reservoir.