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HIV Reverse Transcriptase

"HIV Reverse Transcriptase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A reverse transcriptase encoded by the POL GENE of HIV. It is a heterodimer of 66 kDa and 51 kDa subunits that are derived from a common precursor protein. The heterodimer also includes an RNAse H activity (RIBONUCLEASE H, HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS) that plays an essential role the viral replication process.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "HIV Reverse Transcriptase" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "HIV Reverse Transcriptase" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 166 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 12 publications in 1997
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