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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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International Bio pharmaceutical Association Medical Terms ... Prusiner coined the word "prion" as a name for the infectious agent, by ...
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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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Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions ... A prion is a protein that occurs normally in a harmless form. ...
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Ophthalmologists should be aware of prion diseases as a possible cause of visual ... Infectious prion protein (PrPSc) was identified in the retina and optic nerve in ...
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prion diseases ( ′Prī′än di′zēzəz ) ( medicine ) A group of invariably fatal disorders affecting humans and animals that are clinically characterized
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Pfam is a large collection of protein families, represented by multiple sequence alignments ... has been found that the prion alpha-helical domain is also ...
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Covalent prion modifications. Structural studies of the scrapie prion protein using ... Prion proteins from humans and rodents contain two consensus sites for ...
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Scientists have now identified kuru as a prion disease. ... All known prion diseases are fatal. ... most common form of prion disease is scrapie, expressed in ...
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Prion diseases are fatal neurodegenerative brain disorders caused by a misfolded ... Infectious transmission of the prion accounts for a very small percentage of ...
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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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Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease ... The normal prion protein, which is designated as PrPc, is a 35kD membrane ... majority of human prion diseases (see table below) ...
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The prion diseases, sometimes referred to as the "transmissible spongiform ... In many cases, the normal cellular prion protein, PrPC, is converted into an ...
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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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Human prion diseases include Creutzfeldt–Jakob desease (CJD), Gerstmann ... the threat of a major epidemic of human prion disease in the UK and other ...
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prion. Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary. Jump to: navigation, search. Contents ... Spanish: prion es(es) m. self-propagating alternative conformer ...
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Are those differences in supposed active site s of the prion? ... The term "prion", while first used to describe the proteinaceous infectious ...
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Secondly, PrP (sometimes called prion protein) , is associated with the agent ... PrPSc is involved in all known prion diseases. ...
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Prion diseases belong to group of progressive conditions that affect the nervous ... In people, prion diseases impair brain function, causing memory changes, ...
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