Opinion

... in response to What is a Prion?
  1. Kenneth Letterman Kenneth Letterman Brazil says:

    Prions do not, I presume, survive at high temperatures or in acidic environments, or do they? They must be specific to nervous tissue like enzymes and the chaperonin proteins. Is there a relation between prions and enzyme creation, activation, or denaturation? What of all the proteins related to enzyme complexes? Pro-enzymes, pre-enzymes...

The opinions expressed here are the views of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of News Medical.