TWiV 409: A Nef is enough

October 2, 2016
TWiV 409

This image has nothing to do with Nef, but is all about a grateful listener, Erik.

Hosts: Vincent RacanielloDickson DespommierAlan DoveRich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guest: Jeremy Luban

Jeremy joins the TWiVeroids to tell the amazing story of how the function of the HIV-1 protein called Nef was discovered and found to promote infection by excluding the host protein SERINC from virus particles.

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