NEFJAMA, SFAF One of the regulatory genes of HIV; it influences viral replication; also the
protein produced by that gene. Three HIV regulatory genes--tat, rev, and nef--and three so-called auxiliary genes--vif, vpr, and vpu--contain information necessary for the production of proteins that control the virus's ability to infect a cell, produce new copies of the virus or cause disease. See also REV; TAT.
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