News tagged with envelope protein

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 ...

Mar 15, 2009 4 / 5 (1) 0

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 ...

Mar 31, 2011 5 / 5 (4) 0 | with audio podcast

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 ...

Apr 29, 2009 5 / 5 (1) 0