Jan 3, 2005
"Researchers from Rutgers University, according to a prepublished report in Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, are expressing optimism over a trio of HIV drugs (known as R278474) they have developed that could possibly destroy the AIDS-causing virus."
Could that be it! Have you heard anything about R278474?
Response from Dr. Pierone
R278474 is also known as DAPYs and inhibits the HIV reverse transciptase enzyme. It is very early in development at this point in time. Many compounds inhibit viral replication in the test tube, but not many make it over the many hurdles and get to human testing.
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