Latest Retrovirus Stories
Novel therapies could improve potency of existing AIDS treatments, help to combat drug-resistant virus strains.
Researchers have made a breakthrough in HIV research that had eluded scientists for over 20 years, potentially leading to better treatments for HIV, in a study published today in the journal Nature.
Human genomes carry traces of a 40-million-year-old animal virus that supposedly infected their ancestors.
Professor Denis Archambault of the Department of Biological Sciences of UniversitÃ© du QuÃ©bec Ã MontrÃ©al (UQAM), and doctoral student Andrea Corredor Gomez have made a major discovery in the field of molecular biology.
How HIV is assembled and released from infected cells.
The AIDS virus inserts its genetic material into the genome of the infected cell.
By discovering the atomic structure of a key human enzyme, researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have pointed the way toward designing anti-HIV drugs with far less toxic side effects.
A single evolutionary event appears to explain the short, curved legs that characterize all of today's dachshunds, corgis, basset hounds and at least 16 other breeds of dogs, a team led by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes of Health, reported today.
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes of Virology and Immunology (GIVI) have found another clue that may lead to eradication of HIV from infected patients who have been on antiretroviral therapy.
Scientists at Burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) have discovered that specific microRNAs (non-coding RNAs that interfere with gene expression) reduce HIV replication and infectivity in human T-cells.
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