Imaging study shows HIV particles assembling around its genome

Monday, November 16, 2009 - 20:07 in Biology & Nature

The genesis of one the planet’s most lethal viruses, HIV, has been caught on tape. New imaging experiments show individual HIV genomes — strands of RNA — docking on the inner membrane of an infected cell wall as they are ensconced by HIV structural proteins.

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