TITLE

HIV locked out

AUTHOR(S)
Boyce, Nell
PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
New Scientist;11/07/98, Vol. 160 Issue 2159, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the design of the synthetic peptide drug T-20 by researchers in order to block the entrance of HIV users to enter cells in the body. Information T-20; Comments from Michael Kilby of the University of Alabama at Birmingham regarding the first test carried out on the drug; Amount of HIV infected persons the drug was tested on; Results of the test.
ACCESSION #
1295946

 

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