What does APOBEC3G mean?

APOBEC3G meaning in Medical Dictionary

a person necessary protein that inhibits the replication of HIV by incorporating itself into virus particles and damaging the genetic product of this virus. The viral protein Vif can halt this technique in 2 methods: (1) by binding to APOBEC3G and avoiding it from integrating into virus particles; and (2) by targeting APOBEC3G for destruction and virtually entirely getting rid of it through the cellular. APOBEC3G means apolipoprotein B mRNA-editing chemical, catalytic polypeptide-like 3G.