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How does a protease inhibitor work to treat hiv?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Enzyme inhibitor

Protease is an enzyme used by the virus in its multiplication sequences of events.
Inhibition of this protease makes it more difficult for the virus to multiply in the infected cell.

In brief: Enzyme inhibitor

Protease is an enzyme used by the virus in its multiplication sequences of events.
Inhibition of this protease makes it more difficult for the virus to multiply in the infected cell.
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