Researchers Silence HIV in Mice Engineered to Be Like Humans [News]

Thursday, August 7, 2008 - 15:42 in Biology & Nature

Scientists report that they have quashed the spread of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in so-called "humanized mice" infected with the virus. They did so using a technique called RNA interference, or RNAi, to clamp down on three genes found in infected cells, blocking the wily virus from moving to other cells. [More]

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