The capsid protein of human immunodeficiency virus: interactions of HIV-1 capsid with host protein factors.


HIV-1 is a retrovirus that causes AIDS in humans. The RNA genome of the virus encodes a Gag polyprotein, which is further processed into matrix, capsid and nucleocapsid proteins. These proteins play a significant role at several steps in the viral life cycle. In addition, various stages of assembly, infection and replication of the virus involve necessary… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1742-4658.2009.07315.x


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