Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Judy Lieberman
Vincent, Alan, Rich, and Judy Lieberman review the use of CD4 aptamer-siRNA chimeras to inhibit HIV transmission.
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- Inhibition of HIV transmission using CD4 aptamer-siRNA chimeras (J Clin Inves)
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