Table 1.

Comparison of plasma RNA levels in juvenile macaques infected by different SIV mutant viruses

VirusGenotypeRNA copy equivalents at peaka
revvprvpxnefU3
Wild type+++++1–5 × 107
Δ3++104–2 × 106
Δ3X++104–2 × 106
Δ4+<600–1 × 106
Rev/RRE(−)CTE(+)+++<600–2 × 104
  • a Data for all viruses except Rev/RRE(−)CTE(+) are from reference 7.