HIV entry mechanism into immune cell nucleus revealed
Once HIV enters an immune cell, it has to make its way into the nucleus to fuse with the cell's DNA. Most viruses wait until the cell divides to do this, but HIV is too impatient. Instead, the virus hijacks a protein and makes it enlarge pores in the membrane surrounding the nucleus that the cell uses to pass materials to and from the nucleus.
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