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Latest Protease-sensitive prionopathy Stories

2010-08-13 16:25:04

A new sporadic prion protein disease has been discovered.

2010-06-15 00:52:29

Prion diseases are lethal neurodegenerative disorders that include Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) in humans and bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE; commonly known as mad cow disease) in cows.

2009-10-06 07:50:42

A collaboration between scientists at Vanderbilt University and the University of California, San Francisco has led to the first direct information about the molecular structure of prions.

2009-04-17 09:11:28

An investigation of a rare, inherited form of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease suggests that disrupted regulation of copper ions in the brain may be a key factor in this and other prion diseases.


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