US Patent 8,268,778
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.
Mclinden, James; Xiang, Jinhua; and Stapleton, Jack T. Flavivirus NS5A proteins for the treatment of HIV. US Patent 8,268,778 filed March 20, 2008 and issued September 18, 2012. https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/583