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Wit, Grit and a Supercomputer Yield Chemical Structure of HIV Capsid


May 29, 2013

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Researchers report that they have determined the precise chemical structure of the HIV capsid, a protein shell that protects the virus' genetic material and is a key to its virulence. The capsid has become an attractive target for the development of new antiretroviral drugs. The report appears as the cover article in the journal Nature.Full Story

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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