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HIV Protease Inhibitors

This demonstration models how the HIV protease enzyme functions and how its activity is blocked by a class of anti-HIV drugs.

Genetics
Microbiology
Science Practices
Labs & Demos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
HIV Receptors and Co-receptors

This demonstration models the first step of the HIV life cycle: the binding of HIV envelope proteins to receptors on human helper T cells.

Microbiology
Anatomy & Physiology
Science Practices
Labs & Demos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
HIV Reverse Transcription and AZT

This activity allows students to model how the anti-HIV drug AZT (azidothymidine) interferes with the process of viral replication.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Microbiology
Card Activities
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Viral DNA Integration

In this hands-on activity, students model how a double-stranded DNA copy of the HIV genome is integrated into the host cell DNA.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Microbiology
Science Practices
Labs & Demos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
Viral Lysis and Budding

This activity outlines two demonstrations that model how enveloped and nonenveloped viruses are released from infected cells.

Microbiology
Science Practices
Labs & Demos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB