Title: Nucleic Acid-Mediated Disruption of HIV Fusogenic Peptide Interactions. Number: 20040006035. Filed: April 22, 2003. Lead Inventor: Dennis Macejak, Sirna Therapeutics.
The patent application, its abstract states, covers an invention related to “nucleic acid aptamers that bind to HIV envelope glycoprotein, gp120, and/or gp41, and methods for their use alone or in combination with other therapies, such as HIV RT inhibitors and HIV protease inhibitors.”