HyperDic: non-nucleoside_reverse_transcriptase_inhibitor

English > 1 sense of the expression non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor:
NOUNartifactnon-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, NNRTIan antiviral drug used against HIV
English > non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn antiviral drug used against HIV; binds directly to reverse transcriptase and prevents RNA conversion to DNA; often used in combination with other drugs.
Part ofdrug cocktail, highly active antiretroviral therapy, HAARTA combination of protease inhibitors taken with reverse transcriptase inhibitors
Narrowerdelavirdine, RescriptorA non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (trade name Rescriptor) used to treat AIDS and HIV
nevirapine, ViramuneA non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (trade name Viramune) used to treat AIDS and HIV
Broaderreverse transcriptase inhibitorAn antiviral drug that inhibits the action of reverse transcriptase in retroviruses such as HIV

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