NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Edinburgh has entered into a collaboration with the IBM Watson Research Center and the National Physical Laboratory, in Middlesex, to use supercomputers to study surface proteins of HIV-1 with the goal of developing drugs that inhibit HIV infection.
 
The University of Edinburgh said yesterday that knowing the structure and behavior of certain peptides will allow researchers to develop drugs that target the infection process.
 

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