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Study reveals information about molecular structure of prions

Study reveals information about molecular structure of prions

Researchers uncover evolutionary ancestry of prion gene

Researchers uncover evolutionary ancestry of prion gene

Mutations associated with prion diseases are sufficient to cause transmissible neurodegenerative disease

Mutations associated with prion diseases are sufficient to cause transmissible neurodegenerative disease

Nervous system integrity could play a central role in preventing prion diseases

Nervous system integrity could play a central role in preventing prion diseases

Prion found to be a biomarker for pancreatic cancer

Prion found to be a biomarker for pancreatic cancer

Researchers discover how prion protein damages brain cells

Researchers discover how prion protein damages brain cells

Prevalence of vCJD agent in Britain remains uncertain

Prevalence of vCJD agent in Britain remains uncertain

Disruption of copper regulation key to prion diseases

Disruption of copper regulation key to prion diseases

New insights may help HIV and cancer patients

New insights may help HIV and cancer patients

Prion discovery gives clue to control of mass gene expression

Prion discovery gives clue to control of mass gene expression

Imbalance of iron homeostasis involved in prion disease-associated neuronal demise

Imbalance of iron homeostasis involved in prion disease-associated neuronal demise

Clinicians should lead the way on 'greener' healthcare

Clinicians should lead the way on 'greener' healthcare

Antibody key to treating variant CJD

Antibody key to treating variant CJD

Scientists create infectious prion disease in mouse model

Scientists create infectious prion disease in mouse model

Discovery of novel prion infectivity in white and brown fat tissues of mice

Discovery of novel prion infectivity in white and brown fat tissues of mice

Mad Cow disease strain found to be more virulent than classical strain

Mad Cow disease strain found to be more virulent than classical strain

Protein-misfolding accelerates yeast evolution

Protein-misfolding accelerates yeast evolution

Mouse model of prion disease mimics diverse symptoms of human disorder

Mouse model of prion disease mimics diverse symptoms of human disorder

Prion switching in response to environmental stress

Prion switching in response to environmental stress

Bioinformatics lecturers enlist undergrads to tackle DNA annotation challenge

Bioinformatics lecturers enlist undergrads to tackle DNA annotation challenge