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Integrase Strand Transfer Inhibitor (INSTI) Audio (En español)

Also known as: Integrase Inhibitor

Antiretroviral (ARV) HIV drug class. Integrase strand transfer inhibitors (INSTIs) block integrase (an HIV enzyme). HIV uses integrase to insert (integrate) its viral DNA into the DNA of the host cell. Blocking integrase prevents HIV from replicating.

See Related Term(s): Drug Class, Integrase

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