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AIDS VIRUS Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), responsible for AIDS. The HIV is a RNA virus of the Lentivirus genus, of Retroviridae family. Its conic capsid (in orange) enclosed its genome, composed of 2 simple-stranded RNA. This capsid is surrounded by a proteic matrix, then by the envelope (in red) carrying glycoproteins (gp41, gp120). Molecules of viral protease are present between the matrix and the capsid.
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