HIV Integration - HIV Integration Mechanism

HIV Integration Mechanism

HIV integration is the insertion of HIV genetic material into the genome of the infected cell. The process of HIV integration involves six sequential steps:

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HIV Integration Mechanism - Repair of The Gaps Formed in The Strand Transfer Process ("Gap Repair")
... Following the strand transfer process, the HIV-DNA and host DNA junctions have unpaired regions of DNA, referred to as DNA "gaps" ... The insertion of the new HIV DNA and the remaining gaps that flank the integration site induce a host cellular DNA damage response ... The host response is critical in the final step of integration, known as "gap repair" ...

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