Scientists Find Missing Clue to How HIV Hacks Cells to Propagate Itself (image) University of Chicago Share Print E-Mail Caption UChicago scientists modeled how the HIV protein Gag is involved in forcing a victim's cell to make a capsule of HIV to infect other cells, a process called "budding." Credit Voth et. al / University of Chicago Usage Restrictions With credit 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.