Published in AIDS Weekly, September 18th, 2006
"The Rev protein of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 is an RNA-binding protein that is required for nuclear export of unspliced and partially spliced viral mRNAs. Nuclear import of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 Rev has been suggested to depend on the classic nuclear transport receptor importin beta, but not on the adapter protein importin alpha.
"We now show that, similar to importin alpha, Rev is able to dissociate RanGTP from recycling importin beta, a reaction that leads to the...
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