Products and methods are provided for the restoring the endogenous expression of theta-defensins, such as retrocyclin-1, in mamallian cells. The present invention also includes products and methods for inhibiting sexually transmitted virus entry, e.g., HIV-1 virus entry, into a mammalian cell via, for example, administering to a subject an amount of a read-through mediating agent sufficient to induce exogenous expression of an amount of retrocyclin nonapeptides in the mammalian cell.
US 8,765,698 B2
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Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences
Molecular Biology & Microbiology
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Cole, Alexander, "Methods and products for reawakening retrocyclins" (2014). UCF Patents. 372.