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Question about chaperonins and disease

... However, I don't think it would generate the Pr^sc version of the prion protein. As far as I know, the only thing that can cause the prion ... state is another prion protein. That's why people don't just get prion diseases, you need to get them from coming into contact with the infectious ...

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by MrMistery
Wed Sep 23, 2009 2:53 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Question about chaperonins and disease
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The Fiber Disease

... (UPrPSc) was also found in the urine of hamsters inoculated with prions long before the appearance of clinical signs. Interestingly, intracerebrally ... of UPrPSc can be used to diagnose humans and animals incubating prion diseases, as well as to increase our understanding on the metabolism of ...

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by Skytroll
Tue Sep 12, 2006 3:43 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... by ingestion of contaminated meat. Diagnosis In the past, diagnosis of prion disease was made through examination of brain biopsies taken from patients ... are sometimes called subviral particles. Viroids mainly cause plant diseases but have recently been reported to cause a human disease. .........and ...

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by Skytroll
Mon Aug 07, 2006 3:39 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... here is this. We have looked at what the CDC says on these parasitic diseases. But, if one looks at other places and other studies, you will find ... they joined hands. However, if we keep at it we will unfold like the prion, we will see all the damage done. Skytroll

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by Skytroll
Fri Apr 14, 2006 5:42 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... disease. Transduction involves the transfer of DNA by a bacteriophage. Prion domains: sequences, structures and interactions. ************************* ... and Genetics, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892-0830, ...

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by London
Tue Feb 21, 2006 9:13 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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