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What are proteins found in the human immunodeficiency virus?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
HIV proteins: Hiv particles surround themselves with a coat of fatty material known as the viral envelope (or membrane). Projecting from this are around 72 little spikes, which are formed from the proteins gp120 and gp41. Just below the viral envelope is a layer called the matrix, which is made from the protein p17.
Answered on Jul 28, 2012

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