Nanoparticles loaded with bee venom kill HIV | Newsroom | Washington University in St. Louis

Nanoparticles carrying a toxin found in bee venom can destroy human immunodeficiency virus HIV while leaving surrounding cells unharmed, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shown. The finding is an important step toward developing a vaginal gel that may prevent the spread of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

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