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Decoding the multifaceted HIV-1 virus-host interactome

Eric Y Chan, Marcus J Korth and Michael G Katze*

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Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-8070, USA

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Journal of Biology 2009, 8:84  doi:10.1186/jbiol183

Published: 13 October 2009


Recently in BMC Medical Genomics, Tozeren and colleagues have uncovered virus-host interactions by searching for conserved peptide motifs in HIV and human proteins. Their computational model provides a novel perspective in the interpretation of high-throughput data on the HIV-host interactome.