The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a single-stranded RNA virus which reproduces in human CD4-positive cells, which are primarily T-helper lymphocytes and macrophages. HIV is the causative pathogen of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS).

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Can a person be infected with HIV viruses without contacting them by person-related stuffs?

We know that a person can be infected with HIV viruses when he/she has sexual relationship with those having HIV viruses (and very, very, very rarely, urine/defecation-related transmission) - but I ...
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activate a drug using deoxycytidine kinase in vitro

I need to activate a drug similar to the way it is activated in the cell. My set of molecules called Nucleoside analog reverse-transcriptase inhibitors (NARTIs or NRTIs) need three phosphate groups to ...
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in-vitro inhibitor molecule count per reverse transcriptase count

I would like to examine the effects of etravirine in-vitro. How many molecules of Etravirine a HIV Reverse Transcriptase inhibitor are necessary to block a group of Reverse Transcriptase from acting ...