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  • Study offers clearest picture yet of how HIV defeats a cellular defender

    U. of I. physics professor Klaus Schulten, right, postdoctoral researcher Juan Perilla and their colleagues used experimental data and computer simulations to determine how a human protein that aids HIV infection binds to the HIV capsid.

     

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  • Editor's notes:

    To reach Klaus Schulten, call 217-244-1604; email schulten@illinois.edu
    To reach Juan Perilla, call 217-244-7403; email jperilla@illinois.edu.

    The paper "Cyclophilin a stabilizes the HIV-1 capsid through a novel non-canonical binding site" is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.

    doi:10.1038/ncomms10714