chapter  11
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Immune Activation

Introduction ....................................................................................................................................171 Markers of Immune Activation......................................................................................................172 Causes and Mechanisms of Immune Activation in HIV Infection...............................................172 Consequences of Immune Activation ............................................................................................173 Death Receptor/Ligands and Intrinsic Apoptotic Machinery in HIV Infection.............................................................................................................................175 Modulation of HIV-Mediated Immune Activation, AICD, and Effect of Antiretroviral Therapy ...............................................................................................................177 Concluding Remarks......................................................................................................................177 References ......................................................................................................................................178