Differential Sensitivities of Retroviruses to Integrase Strand Transfer Inhibitors
Matreyek, Kenneth A.
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CitationKoh, Y., K. A. Matreyek, and A. Engelman. 2011. “Differential Sensitivities of Retroviruses to Integrase Strand Transfer Inhibitors.” Journal of Virology 85 (7): 3677–82. https://doi.org/10.1128/jvi.02541-10.
AbstractIntegrase inhibitors are emerging anti-human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) drugs, and multiple retroviruses and transposable elements were evaluated here for susceptibilities to raltegravir (RAL) and elvitegravir (EVG). All viruses, including primate and nonprimate lentiviruses, a Betaretrovirus, a Gammaretrovirus, and the Alpharetrovirus Rous sarcoma virus (RSV), were susceptible to inhibition by RAL. EVG potently inhibited all lentiviruses and intermediately inhibited Betaretrovirus and Gammaretrovirus infections yet was basically ineffective against RSV. Substitutions based on HIV type 1 (HIV-1) resistance changes revealed that integrase residue Ser150 contributed significantly to the resistance of RSV. The drugs intermediately inhibited intracisternal A-particle retrotransposition but were inactive against Sleeping Beauty transposition and long interspersed nucleotide element 1 (LINE-1) retrotransposition.
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