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A prion ) is an infectious agent that is composed of protein. To date, all such agents that have been discovered propagate by transmitting a mis-folded protein state; the protein does not itself self-replicate and the process...
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Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies are a group of progressive conditions that affect the brain and nervous system of many animals, including humans. According to the most widespread hypothesis they are transmitted by prions, though some other data suggest an...
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The normal function of prion proteins is not understood, but recent research on ... For example, a prion disease called 'kuru', found in the Fore tribe of New ...
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Brief and Straightforward Guide: What is a Prion? ... Prion" is short for "proteinaceous infectious particle. ... first instances of prion-based disease to be ...
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Prion summary with 34 pages of encyclopedia entries, essays, summaries, research ... "Prion" ... Indeed, the name prion is derived from "proteinaceous ...
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A prion (pronounced 'pree-on'), short for proteinaceous infectious particle, is ... Prions are abnormally structured forms of a host protein that can convert normal ...
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Prion, shortened term for proteinaceous infectious particle, a small protein linked to certain rare, fatal brain diseases in cows, sheep, humans, and.
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Prion diseases are transmissible neurodegenerative conditions that affect the ... Prion diseases include scrapie (a disease of sheep), chronic wasting disease (in ...
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Normal forms of these prion protein molecules reside on the surface of many ... Prion Infections. Prion Therapy Inhibits Infection in Mice. Prion Disease ...
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The expanding realm of prion phenomena in neurodegenerative disease ... Comparative prion disease gene expression profiling ... to submit your paper to Prion. ...
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Prusiner coined the word "prion" by combining the first two syllables of the ... The prion hypothesis was developed to explain why the mysterious infectious ...
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Information about prion in the free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. ... Neurodegenerative prion diseases are often called spongiform encephalopathies ...
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The concept of prion was initially greeted with skepticism by the scientific ... Some cases of prion-related disease seem to be caused neither by inheritance nor ...
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