US Patent 7,951,531
United States Patent and Trademark Office
University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)
GB virus C (GBV-C or hepatitis G virus) is a flavivirus that frequently leads to chronic viremia in humans. The invention provides compositions and methods involving a-GBV-C NS5A peptide or polypeptide for inhibiting and treating HIV infections.
Stapleton, Jack T.; Xiang, Jinhua; Chang, Qing; and Mclinden, James Flavivirus NS5A proteins for the treatment of HIV. US Patent 7,951,531 filed February 01, 2006 and issued May 31, 2011. https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/538