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Human immunodeficiency virus

Refolding the envelope

HIV has evolved to avoid neutralization by human antibodies. New atomic-level details reveal that such evasion involves substantial refolding of its exterior glycoprotein.

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Figure 1: Molecular tricks of HIV.

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