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Two-page Reports on Science

Cuban Sci. 2020, 1(1): 19–20

Published on 22 May 2020 PDF (942K)
Novel HIV matrix shell structure and potential functions
Marcelo Marcet-Palacios
  • Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Edmonton, Canada
  • University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
“The structure of the HIV matrix shell has not been fully elucidated. In this article, I highlight contributions that led to a model composed of adjacent hexagons forming a sphere and mentioned studies that were subsequently impacted. A cross-disciplinary group of students in my lab tested this hypothesis and conclusively demonstrated that this model was incorrect. I provide a summary of our results with emphasis placed on contributions made by students.”


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