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Nucleotide Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor (NtRTI) Audio (En español)

Also known as: Nucleotide Analogue Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor, Nukes

A type of antiretroviral (ARV) HIV drug. Nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NtRTIs) interfere with the HIV life cycle in the same way as NRTIs. Both block reverse transcription. NtRTIs are included in the NRTI drug class.

See Related Term(s): Drug Class, Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor, Reverse Transcriptase, Reverse Transcription

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