Proteins related to St. John's Wort p27SJ, a suppressor of HIV-1 expression, are ubiquitous in plants.

@article{Perera2008ProteinsRT,
  title={Proteins related to St. John's Wort p27SJ, a suppressor of HIV-1 expression, are ubiquitous in plants.},
  author={Tekla Perera and Anne Berna and Ken Scott and Christelle Lema{\^i}tre-Guillier and François Bernier},
  journal={Phytochemistry},
  year={2008},
  volume={69 4},
  pages={865-72}
}
Proteins belonging to the family of DING proteins are ubiquitous in animals and several of them are associated with various diseases. Their presence in a few plant species has previously been reported and the St John's Wort DING protein was recently described as an inhibitor of HIV replication and transcription. However, data about DING protein occurrence… CONTINUE READING