Definitions for "Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors"
Reverse transcriptase is a part of HIV required to infect cells in the body and make mor virus. NNRTIs stop the reverse transcriptase from working properly, like the nucleoside analogue reverse transcriptase inhibitor drugs.
A new third calss of HIV drugs, that act to directly combine with and block the action of HIV's enzyme.
Compounds that inhibit an RNA-directed DNA polymerase, that do not mimic nucleosides.