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CCR5 Antagonist Audio

 

Synonym(s): CCR5 Inhibitor, CCR5 Receptor Blocker

Antiretroviral (ARV) HIV drug class. CCR5 antagonists block the CCR5 coreceptor on the surface of certain immune cells, such as CD4 T lymphocytes (CD4 cells). This prevents HIV from entering the cell.

See Related Term(s): CCR5, Drug Class

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