One if by editing, two if by roadblock: Human protein fights HIV as monomer and dimer

ScienceDaily - Health and Medicine News

Fifteen years ago, a class of proteins was discovered, which give humans innate immunity to HIV-1. Unfortunately, HIV-1 is a smart virus and has evolved to battle these proteins. Researchers have been studying these proteins for several years to help further understand their function and mechanisms in the hopes to be better prepared against HIV-1.