2013

Prions and Diseases

Volume 1, Physiology and Pathophysiology

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-5304-8 (Print) 978-1-4614-5305-5 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

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    Pages 1-19

    Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy: From its Beginnings to Daniel Carlton Gajdusek

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    Pages 21-34

    The Rich Chemistry of the Copper and Zinc Sites in Cellular Prion Protein

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    Pages 35-48

    Role of Cellular Prion Protein in the Amyloid-β Oligomer Pathophysiology of Alzheimer’s Disease

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    Pages 49-66

    Cellular Prion Protein and Cancers

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    Pages 67-82

    Insoluble Cellular Prion Protein

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    Pages 83-92

    Protein Misfolding Cyclic Amplification

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    Pages 93-105

    Cofactor Involvement in Prion Propagation

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    Pages 107-119

    Prion Protein Conversion and Lipids

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    Pages 121-133

    New Perspectives on Prion Conversion: Introducing a Mechanism of Deformed Templating

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    Pages 135-146

    Infectious and Pathogenic Forms of PrP

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    Pages 147-160

    Cellular Mechanisms of Propagation and Clearance

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    Pages 161-179

    Molecular Mechanisms Encoding Quantitative and Qualitative Traits of Prion Strains

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    Pages 181-192

    Modeling the Cell Biology of Prions

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    Pages 193-204

    Prion Strain Interference

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    Pages 205-215

    Introduction to Yeast and Fungal Prions

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    Pages 217-231

    Yeast Prions Are Pathogenic, In-Register Parallel Amyloids

  18. Back Matter

    Pages 233-241