HIV & AIDS

Molecular structure reveals how HIV infects cells

In a long-awaited finding, a team of Chinese and US scientists has determined the high-resolution atomic structure of a cell-surface receptor that most strains of HIV use to get into human immune cells. The ...

Sep 12, 2013
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Virus discovery could impact HIV drug research

A research team led by Portland State University (PSU) biology professor Ken Stedman has unlocked the structure of an unusual virus that lives in volcanic hot springs. The discovery could pave the way for better drugs to ...

Nov 20, 2014
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New anti-HIV drug target identified

University of Minnesota researchers have discovered a first-of-its-kind series of compounds possessing anti-human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) activity. The compounds present a new target for potential HIV drug development ...

Dec 18, 2013
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