Why did researchers set out to find molecules that would obstruct reverse transcriptase before investigating other viral proteins?

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Reverse transcriptase was the best-studied of the HIV viral proteins.

  

Reverse transcriptase inserts the viral genome into a host chromosome.

  

The researchers were not able to isolate the virus's cDNA.

  

Reverse transcriptase is not a normal part of a human cell's biosynthetic machinery.

 

asked Dec 29, 2012 in Biology by anonymous
    

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Reverse transcriptase is not a normal part of a human cell's biosynthetic machinery.

 

answered Dec 29, 2012 by Panda ~Expert~ (1,557 points)

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