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Codon pairs of the HIV-1 vif gene correlate with CD4+ T cell count

  • Maria Clara Bizinoto1,
  • Shiori Yabe2,
  • Élcio Leal3Email author,
  • Hirohisa Kishino2,
  • Leonardo de Oliveira Martins4,
  • Mariana Leão de Lima1,
  • Edsel Renata Morais1,
  • Ricardo Sobhie Diaz1 and
  • Luiz Mário Janini1
BMC Infectious Diseases201313:173

Received: 14 March 2012

Accepted: 26 March 2013

Published: 11 April 2013

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Original Submission
14 Mar 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
8 Jun 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - antonio siccardi
28 Sep 2012 Author responded Author comments - Elcio Leal
Resubmission - Version 2
28 Sep 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
26 Mar 2013 Editorially accepted
11 Apr 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2334-13-173

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Medicine, Federal University of São Paulo
Graduate School of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Tokyo
Institute of Biotechnology, Federal University of Pará
Bioinformatics and Molecular Evolution Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry, Genetics and Immunology, University of Vigo