Agents Used in Antiretroviral Therapy

  • Authors: Philip Grant, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/9/19 (What's New)

Summary

  • There are 6 available classes of antiretroviral therapy targeting several steps of HIV lifecycle (Figure 1)
    • Coreceptor binding
    • Fusion
  • Attachment; Coreceptor Binding; Fusion
      Uncoating and Reverse Transcription
        Integration
          Transcription, Translation, Assembly
            Budding and Maturation

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