U of Maryland Scientist Wins NIH Grant to Detect HIV Using RT-binding Aptamers | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A researcher at the University of Maryland has been awarded a two-year grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to develop an aptamer-based HIV detection assay.

The assay detects binding between the reverse transcriptase protein of HIV, or HIV RT, and a DNA-based aptamer developed in the lab.

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