About the Authors

Paul L Boyer

Affiliation HIV Drug Resistance Program, NCI-Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States of America

Stefan G Sarafianos

Affiliation Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine and Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America

Patrick K Clark

Affiliation Basic Research Program, SAIC-Frederick, Inc., NCI-Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States of America

Eddy Arnold

Affiliation Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine and Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America

Stephen H Hughes

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: hughes@ncifcrf.gov

Affiliation HIV Drug Resistance Program, NCI-Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

PLB, SGS, EA, and SHH conceived and designed the experiments. PLB and SGS performed the experiments. PLB, SGS, EA, and SHH analyzed the data. PKC purified the wild-type and mutant RTs used in the experiments. PLB, SGS, and PKC contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. PLB, SGS, EA, and SHH wrote the paper.