Re: Where is the virus? 9 July 2004
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Christopher J Noble,
postdoc
Australia

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Re: Re: Where is the virus?

The Perth Group wrote:

We have never asked for evidence which proves the existence of "HIV" particles studded with knobs (after all, Hans Gelderblom could not prove the existence of cell-free particles in cultures having knobs). Just an EM showing all the other morphological characteristics attributed to the "HIV" particles or even to retroviruses would be a good first step.

The Perth Group previously wrote:

In fact, nowhere in the HIV/AIDS literature is there proof for the existence of cell-free particles possessing all the morphological features required of a retroviral particle, that is, particles "with a diameter of 100-120 nm" AND "studded with projections (spikes, knobs)". link

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