The HIV Life Cycle : Step 3: Integration

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Step 3: Integration

HIV Life Cycle

The HIV DNA is then carried to the cell's nucleus (center), where the cell's DNA is kept. Then, another viral enzyme called integrase hides the proviral DNA into the cell's DNA. Then, when the cell tries to make new proteins, it can accidentally make new HIVs.

Integration can be blocked by integrase inhibitors.


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Last Revised: November 14, 2008

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