Targeting the Assembly of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type I

Author(s): D. Muriaux, J. L. Darlix, A. Cimarelli

Journal Name: Current Pharmaceutical Design

Volume 10 , Issue 30 , 2004

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In the rush to develop anti-viral drugs against the human immunodeficiency virus type I (HIV-1), all the steps of the viral life cycle are potential targets of therapeutic intervention. In this review, we will explore the recent advances on strategies that aim at obstructing the formation, the release and the infectivity of newly formed virion particles from HIV-1 infected cells.

Keywords: drugs, anti-viral approaches, virion assembly, hiv-1, retrovirus

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Year: 2004
Page: [3725 - 3739]
Pages: 15
DOI: 10.2174/1381612043382701
Price: $65

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