Research Reveals Structure of a Human Endogenous Reverse Transcriptase

June 30, 2022 • Megan Schumann • Rutgers Today
Overview of HERV-K RT structure

The crystal structure of a human endogenous reverse transcriptase has similarities to HIV reverse transcriptase, a well-known tractable drug target, which will help design drugs to treat cancer and other diseases, according to a study co-authored by a Rutgers researcher.

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