Published in AIDS Weekly, October 28th, 2002
"The Vif (virion infectivity factor) proteins are encoded by primate immunodeficiency viruses, most notably human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1)," explained Ann M. Sheehy and colleagues at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and King's College in London.
HIV Vif interferes with a human gene whose activity disrupts viral replication, Sheehy and coauthors found.
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