Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy

The BSE Dilemma

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ISBN: 978-1-4612-7527-5 (Print) 978-1-4612-2406-8 (Online)

Table of contents (29 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxv

  2. The Potential Risk to Humans of Amyloids in Animals

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      The Potential Risk to Humans of Amyloids in Animals

  3. Host Range and Pathogenesis

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      Pages 9-9

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      Pages 11-27

      Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Distribution and Update on Some Transmission and Decontamination Studies

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      Pages 28-44

      Preliminary Observations on the Pathogenesis of Experimental Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy

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      Pages 45-55

      Recent Observations on the Epidemiology of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy

  4. Transmission and Pathogenesis of Spongiform Encephalopathies

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      Pages 57-57

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      Pages 59-83

      Scrapie: Studies on Vertical and Horizontal Transmission

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      Pages 84-91

      Transmission of Sheep and Goat Strains of Scrapie from Experimentally Infected Cattle to Hamsters and Mice

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      Pages 92-96

      Experimental Transmission of Scrapie to Cattle

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      Pages 97-107

      An Assessment of Transmissible Mink Encephalopathy as an Indicator of Bovine Scrapie in U.S. Cattle

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      Pages 108-113

      Experimental Infections of Cattle and Mink with the Agents of Transmissible Mink Encephalopathy, Scrapie, and Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy

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      Pages 114-121

      BSE-Free Status: What Does It Mean?

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      Pages 122-137

      Differing Neurohistologic Images of Scrapie, Transmissible Mink Encephalopathy, and Chronic Wasting Disease of Mule Deer and Elk

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      Pages 138-154

      Analysis of Risk Factors and Active Surveillance for BSE in Argentina

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      Pages 155-175

      Speculations on the Origin of BSE and the Epidemiology of CJD

  5. Biochemistry: Protein Chemistry, Molecular Biology, and Molecular Genetics of the Spongiform Encephalopathies

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      Pages 177-177

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      Pages 179-191

      Structure and Biologic Characteristics of Prion Protein (Scrapie Amyloid): Implications for the Safety of Naturally Derived Biologics

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      Pages 192-201

      Prion Strains and Neuromuscular Disease in PrP Transgenic Mice

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      Pages 202-231

      Deciphering Prion Diseases with Transgenic Mice

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      Pages 232-250

      Posttranslational Modifications and Conformational Changes of PrPSc and Their Relationship to Infectivity

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      Pages 251-270

      Amyloidosis: The Key to the Epidemiology and Pathogenesis of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies

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      Pages 271-281

      Effect of Amphotericin B on Different Experimental Strains of Spongiform Encephalopathy Agents

  6. Pathogenesis, Molecular Biology and Genetics, and Immunohistochemistry

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      Pages 283-283

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      Pages 285-293

      Genetics of Human Spongiform Encephalopathies: Current Status

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