Getting your proteins in a twist: disease caused by prions

Armstrong, Richard A. (2003). Getting your proteins in a twist: disease caused by prions. Microbiologist, 2003 , pp. 32-35.

Abstract

In recent years, a number of diseases caused by proteinaceous agents caused prions have been described. This article describes the nature of prions, how prions may cause disease, and the symptoms and pathology associated with prion diseases.

Divisions: Life & Health Sciences > Optometry
Life & Health Sciences > Ophthalmic Research Group
Life & Health Sciences
Uncontrolled Keywords: proteinaceous agents,prions,disease,symptoms,pathology,prion diseases.
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Published Date: 2003-09
Authors: Armstrong, Richard A. ( 0000-0002-5046-3199)

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