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New molecules with many branches will help unleash potential of nanotechnology

New molecules with many branches will help unleash potential of nanotechnology

Worries over test for mad cow disease

Worries over test for mad cow disease

Tracking down the cause of Mad Cow disease - first synthetic prion protein with an anchor

Tracking down the cause of Mad Cow disease - first synthetic prion protein with an anchor

Magnetic resonance studies find clear differences between the structures of infectious and non-infectious prions

Magnetic resonance studies find clear differences between the structures of infectious and non-infectious prions

Biopure Corporation wins European patent challenge

Biopure Corporation wins European patent challenge

An atomic view of protein behind hereditary cerebral amyloid angiopathy

An atomic view of protein behind hereditary cerebral amyloid angiopathy

Special filter quickly and effectively removes deadly vCJD protein from blood

Special filter quickly and effectively removes deadly vCJD protein from blood

Prion diseases could be transmitted in sheep via milk

Prion diseases could be transmitted in sheep via milk

New insights into the diversity of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease agents

New insights into the diversity of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease agents

Prion infection of neurons increases the free cholesterol content in cell membranes

Prion infection of neurons increases the free cholesterol content in cell membranes

Deadly vCJD makes a comeback in Britain

Deadly vCJD makes a comeback in Britain

Scientists characterize Alzheimer's neurotoxin structure - potential new treatment approaches

Scientists characterize Alzheimer's neurotoxin structure - potential new treatment approaches

Levels of prion protein in brain may not be reliable marker for disease

Levels of prion protein in brain may not be reliable marker for disease

New method for detecting and characterizing prions

New method for detecting and characterizing prions

Aggregation propensity, amyloid peptide toxicity and Alzheimer disease

Aggregation propensity, amyloid peptide toxicity and Alzheimer disease

First high-res 3D structures of first mammalian GRP94 protein solved

First high-res 3D structures of first mammalian GRP94 protein solved

Lymph nodes can be crucial for spreading low doses of infective prion agents

Lymph nodes can be crucial for spreading low doses of infective prion agents

Research looks at prions and retroviruses

Research looks at prions and retroviruses

Potential new therapy for treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

Potential new therapy for treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

New prion protein 'Shadoo' discovered - may offer insight into mad cow disease

New prion protein 'Shadoo' discovered - may offer insight into mad cow disease