Structural Properties of Recombinant Human Prion Protein
Priori diseases are a group of fatal, neurodegenerative conditions affecting both humans and animals. Previously called transmissible spongiform encephalopathies or slow virus diseases they are unique in that they may have a sporadic, inherited or transmissible origin. The transmissible prion diseases have become an area of increasing public concern because of the epidemic of a novel bovine prion disease, bovine spongiform encephalopathy, and despite recent advances, many uncertainties exist in understanding of the nature of the infectious agent.
KeywordsTyrosine Amide Titration Polypeptide Hydrochloride
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