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Aerial view of the HIV genome

A bird's-eye view of the higher-order structure of HIV-1's entire RNA genome reveals new motifs in surprising places. Structural biologists can now zoom in on these regions to explore their functions further.

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Figure 1: HIV.

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Figure 2: The HIV-1 RNA genome shapes up.

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Al-Hashimi, H. Aerial view of the HIV genome. Nature 460, 696–697 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/460696a

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