The Pathological Protein

Mad Cow, Chronic Wasting, and Other Deadly Prion Diseases

  • Authors
  • Philip Yam

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Pages 1-12
  3. Pages 13-21
  4. Pages 37-49
  5. Pages 69-85
  6. Pages 107-135
  7. Pages 137-152
  8. Pages 153-170
  9. Pages 171-182
  10. Pages 205-221
  11. Pages 223-237
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 239-284

About this book

Introduction

Prions are an entirely new class of pathogens, and scientists are just beginning to understand them. This book tells the strange story of their discovery, and the medical controversies that swirl around them.

Keywords

death medicine prions

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/b97488
  • Copyright Information Philip Yam 2003
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-95508-7
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-21755-0
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