Small-molecule inhibitors: Viral fusion arrested

September 17th, 2014 by Andrew B Ward

Nature Chemical Biology 10, 797 (2014). doi:10.1038/nchembio.1632

Author: Andrew B Ward

A newly discovered small molecule with broad reactivity against diverse HIV-1 strains prevents the surface envelope glycoprotein from fusing with host cells and offers a potential new anti–HIV-1 target.