HIV. Characteristics of the virus. Characteristics of the virus. Icosahedra (20 sided), enveloped virus of the lentivirus subfamily of retroviruses. Two viral strands of RNA found in core surrounded by protein outer coat.
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Antiretroviral (ARV) drugs are broadly classified by the phase of the retrovirus life-cycle that the drug inhibits.
RTIs come in three forms:
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An HIV virion binds to a CD4+ human cell. The two bottom pictures depict two proposed models of HIV fusion with the cell.
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