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: 9/10/19 (What's New)

Summary

  • Fusion of cellular and viral membranes allows viral core to be delivered into host cell cytoplasm
  • Uncoating of virion exposes single-stranded viral RNA
  • Reverse transcriptase enzyme

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