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Targeting amyloid to stop HIV

(PhysOrg.com) -- Amyloid protein structures are best known for the troubles they pose in the brains of Alzheimer's patients. Now researchers are trying to exploit their presence in a very different place - ...

dateSep 28, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Potential HIV drug keeps virus out of cells

Following up a pioneering 2007 proof-of-concept study, a University of Utah biochemist and colleagues have developed a promising new anti-HIV drug candidate, PIE12-trimer, that prevents HIV from attacking ...

dateAug 18, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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Einstein to develop anti-HIV drug delivery system

The National Institutes of Health has awarded Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University a four-year, $7.2 million grant to develop a microbicide-releasing vaginal ring to prevent HIV transmission.

dateOct 02, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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