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vCJD may have infected far more people than previously thought

vCJD may have infected far more people than previously thought

Certain soil types serve as natural prion repositories in the wild

Certain soil types serve as natural prion repositories in the wild

Transportation of prion protein across the intestinal mucosa of scrapie-susceptible and scrapie-resistant sheep

Transportation of prion protein across the intestinal mucosa of scrapie-susceptible and scrapie-resistant sheep

New evidence questions the simple link between prion proteins and vCJD

New evidence questions the simple link between prion proteins and vCJD

New way of targeting proteins to exosomes - potential for melanoma, Alzheimer's disease

New way of targeting proteins to exosomes - potential for melanoma, Alzheimer's disease

Successful cell engineering may prevent bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)

Successful cell engineering may prevent bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)

New test for detecting small amounts of proteins in the blood

New test for detecting small amounts of proteins in the blood

Genesis bioventures announces worldwide distribution rights for rapid prion-detection technology

Genesis bioventures announces worldwide distribution rights for rapid prion-detection technology

Mad cow proteins also maintain stem cells

Mad cow proteins also maintain stem cells

Prion protein codon 129 genotype prevalence is altered in primary progressive aphasia

Prion protein codon 129 genotype prevalence is altered in primary progressive aphasia

Chronic Wasting Disease in deer and humans

Chronic Wasting Disease in deer and humans

Resveratrol effective in lowering amyloid-beta peptides

Resveratrol effective in lowering amyloid-beta peptides

Protein involved in 'mad cow' disease

Protein involved in 'mad cow' disease

Prions rapidly 'remodel' good protein into bad

Prions rapidly 'remodel' good protein into bad

Scientists characterize the most infectious prion protein particles

Scientists characterize the most infectious prion protein particles

Adlyfe receives award from the development of blood test for animal prion diseases

Adlyfe receives award from the development of blood test for animal prion diseases

New method can detect 'mad cow' proteins in blood

New method can detect 'mad cow' proteins in blood

Six possible cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in Idaho sets alarm bells ringing

Six possible cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in Idaho sets alarm bells ringing

New surgical cleaning process reduces risk of vCJD

New surgical cleaning process reduces risk of vCJD

New clues for the understanding of dementia

New clues for the understanding of dementia