nonnucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitor


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nonnucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitor

Abbreviation: NNRTI
Any of a class of antiretroviral drugs used to treat those infected with HIV. NNRTIs bind with and inhibit the activity of reverse transcriptase, an enzyme needed to transcribe viral RNA into the host cell DNA. Examples include nevirapine, delavirdine, and efavirenz.
See also: inhibitor