Mar 8, 2003
That was a good one Doc!
Keep making me laugh! HIV meds may mess up our mitochondria.....LOL Priceless!
Why not call them simple what they are (nucleoside analogs) DNA Chain Terminators.
Response from Dr. Frascino
"DNA Chain Terminators"" sound like an Arnold Schwarzenegger movie, that's why.
Usually I call them "nukes", but now that just makes people think about North Korea. Sorry for any confusion. I was just trying to make my response understandable by having my terminology "nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors" match up with the NRTIs' abbreviation.
However, the bottom line is still that HIV meds can mess up our mitochondria!
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