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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

Soil increases the oral transmissibility of deadly prions

Soil increases the oral transmissibility of deadly prions

New insights into prion propagation

New insights into prion propagation

Researchers step toward a Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease test

Researchers step toward a Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease test

Newly found antibodies may be body's natural defense against Alzheimer's

Newly found antibodies may be body's natural defense against Alzheimer's

Researchers track how spores break out of dormant state

Researchers track how spores break out of dormant state

Radically different approach to nuclear magnetic resonance

Radically different approach to nuclear magnetic resonance

New understanding of infectious prion

New understanding of infectious prion