Study: Synthetic proteins hold promise in fight against HIV

08/17/2009 | Yahoo!

U.S. scientists said they developed synthetic proteins that proved effective in preventing HIV from infecting healthy cells. The proteins work by disrupting the ability of gp41, a protein linked to HIV, to interact with other proteins in host cells. They think the breakthrough could also be used in developing drugs for influenza and other conditions caused by protein interaction.

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