Medical Definition of HIV protease

1. Enzyme of the human immunodeficiency virus that is required for post-translational cleavage of gag and gag-pol precursor polyproteins into functional products needed for viral assembly. HIV protease is an aspartic protease encoded by the amino terminus of the pol gene. Registry number: EC 3.4.23.- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of HIV Protease

HIV antibodies
HIV antigens
HIV core protein p24
HIV encephalopathy
HIV enhancer
HIV enteropathy
HIV envelope protein gp120
HIV envelope protein gp160
HIV envelope protein gp41
HIV infections
HIV integrase
HIV integrase inhibitors
HIV long-terminal repeat
HIV negative
HIV positive
HIV protease (current term)
HIV protease inhibitors
HIV seronegativity
HIV seropositivity
HIV seroprevalence
HIV statuses
HIV test
HIV testings
HIV tests
HIV virus
HIV wasting syndrome

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