News tagged with envelope protein

HIV protein unveils vaccine target

(PhysOrg.com) -- An international study headed by a UC Davis scientist describes how a component of a potential HIV vaccine opens like a flower, undergoing one of the most dramatic protein rearrangements yet ...

dateMar 31, 2011 in HIV & AIDS
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Matrix protein key to fighting viruses

Researchers from Durham University's Centre for Bioactive Chemistry are developing methods that show how proteins interact with cell membranes when a virus strikes. Using their approach, the team hopes to ...

dateApr 29, 2009 in Biochemistry
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A natural approach for HIV vaccine

(PhysOrg.com) -- For 25 years, researchers have tried and failed to develop an HIV vaccine, primarily by focusing on a small number of engineered "super antibodies" to fend off the virus before it takes hold. So far, these ...

dateMar 15, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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