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Brain diseases an outcome of cannibalism
...esence of this protein causes other proteins to be clumped
together. CJD is usually found in large numbers// in people who take flesh with infectious prions. These as a result kill the brain cells. This disease is found in about one in a million people. A disease called kuru common among the Fore people in ...
Hope For Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer
...CAM ), which plays a role in helping // cells stay clumped
together. The gene is less active in aggressive tumors than in normal breast tissue or tumors that don’t result in a spreading of the disease. Researchers speculate less activity on the part of ALCAM allows tumor cells to more easily separate and mig...
Scientists Discover How HIV Escapes Cells
...somes as a quality control mechanism to get rid of clumped
proteins, which are generally broken and useless. However, just as retroviruses exploit other cell processes for their own ends, it now appears they rely on exosomes to get out of infected cells and infect fresh cells. The researchers believe that...