Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 18th, 2001
Led by professor of ophthalmology and medical microbiology Curtis Brandt, the team of University of Wisconsin - Madison researchers discovered that several so-called membrane transit peptides - parts of certain protein molecules with a special ability to traverse membranes - prevent cell infection by three major STD-causing viruses: herpes simplex virus, papilloma virus and HIV.
Brandt originally investigated the...
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