P24 capsid protein

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p24 is a component of the HIV particle capsid. There are approximately 2000 molecules per virus particle, or at a molecule weight of 24 kDa, about 104 virus particles per picogram of p24.


The onset of symptoms correlates with a reduction in the number of CD4 T cells to less than 450 uL and increased levels of virus and protein p24 in the blood. Medical Microbiology P637