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HIV/AIDS drug puzzle cracked

From Janis and Friends:
HIV/AIDS drug puzzle cracked

LONDON (Reuters) -
Scientists say they have solved a crucial puzzle about the AIDS virus after 20 years of research and that their findings could lead to better treatments for HIV.

British and U.S. researchers said they had grown a crystal that enabled them to see the structure of an enzyme called integrase, which is found in retroviruses like HIV and is a target for some of the newest HIV medicines.

more at link:

http://hepatitiscnewdrugs.blogspot.com/2010/02/hivaids-drug-puzzle-cracked.html
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We need all the good news on HIV we can get!  Did everyone see the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation just donated $10 BILLION for research on a vaccine for HIV and some other diseases? (I forget which other ones)
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Man that is totally totally awesome.  They are really coming so far with it aren't they? How phenomenal!
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