Salk Scientists Crack the Structure of HIV Machinery (2 of 2) (image) Salk Institute Share Print E-Mail Caption Salk scientists (from left, Dmitry Lyumkis and Dario Passos) have solved the atomic structure of a key piece of machinery that allows HIV to integrate into human host DNA and replicate in the body, which has eluded researchers for decades. The findings describing this machinery, known as the "intasome," appear Jan. 6, 2017, in Science and yield structural clues informing the development of new HIV drugs. Credit Salk Institute Usage Restrictions with credit and related coverage Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.