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HIV’s Capsid Transports the Viral Genome into the Cell’s Nucleus

Researchers have shed light on the mechanism HIV uses to invade cells, showing that the virus evolved a molecular transporter to cross the permeability of nuclear pore complexes and hide from anti-viral sensors. The HIV capsid remains an ‘importin-like’ transporter that is fundamental to other transporters passing nuclear pores due to its ability to completely encapsulate and hide its genomic payload, avoiding detection.

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