Table II.

Effect of Vpu on Induction of Apoptosis in HIV-1–infected Primary CD4+ T Lymphocytes

% annexin V+ cells
ClonesDay 1Day 2Day 3
Exp. 1
mock5.93.4
NL43-K18.430.1 (100)
NL43-K1/Udel6.221.7 (69)
NL43-K1/U2/65.823.9 (77)
Exp. 2
mock6.65.96.3
NL43-K17.112.828.9 (100)
NL43-K1/Udel6.710.617.2 (48)
NL43-K1/U2/66.911.218.4 (54)
  • The numbers in parenthesis indicate the relative percentages of annexin V-positive cells.