Changing the Locks: HIV Discovery Could Allow Scientists to Block Virus's Entry Into Cell Nucleus, University College London Study

Published: Dec 15, 2011

Scientists have found the 'key' that HIV uses to enter our cells' nuclei, allowing it to disable the immune system and cause AIDS. The finding, recently published in the open access journal PLoS Pathogens, provides a potential new target for anti-AIDS drugs that could be more effective against drug-resistant strains of the virus.

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