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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

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