The native capsid of a retrovirus is observed for the first time ever at the Institut Pasteur de Montevideo


Researchers from the Institut Pasteur de Montevideo, in collaboration with the Uruguayan Medical School, obtained for the first time ever high-resolution images of the native capsid protein of the Bovine Leukemia Virus (BLV). These observations represent a major progress in understanding retrovirus biology, opening new avenues towards the development of antiretroviral therapies.

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