Published in AIDS Weekly, November 17th, 1997
Knowing the structure of the virus may aid scientists develop treatments for the disease.
The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, researchers have determined the shape and structure of a key protein that forms the HIV core.
"This is an important accomplishment," said chemist Doug Rees at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena. "It gives us a complete picture of the structure of the protein that forms the core surrounding the genetic information at the center of the virus. This protein is an attractive target for trying to...
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