HIV Reverse Transcriptase
Reverse Transcriptase, HIV
Reverse Transcriptase, Human Immunodeficiency Virus
Transcriptase, HIV Reverse
A reverse transcriptase encoded by the POL GENE of HIV. It is a heterodimer of 66 kDa and 51 kDa subunits that are derived from a common precursor protein. The heterodimer also includes an RNAse H activity (RIBONUCLEASE H, HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS) that plays an essential role the viral replication process.