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transmissible

Capable of being transmitted (carried across) from one person to another, as a transmissible disease, an infectious or contagious disease. (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection.


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The Fiber Disease

... are prion-like proteins derived from yeast that have physical- chemical properties similar to that of the prion proteins responsible for Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs), including Creutzfeldt- Jakob disease in human s, Mad Cow Disease (BSE) in cattle, and scrapie in sheep. ...

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by London
Sun Nov 26, 2006 3:11 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... vast reservoir of immunodeficient hosts due to the HIV pandemic provide conditions permissive for sporadic zoonoses to take off as human-tohuman transmissible diseases? Do human infections now pose a threat to endangered primates? These questions are addressed in this lecture. ****************** ...

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by London
Fri Oct 13, 2006 7:22 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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prions

Skytroll, About your post on 9/11 re. prions and protease-resistant PrP isoform detected in urine of hamsters, cattle and humans suffering from transmissible spongiform encephalopathies: Are you familiar with the book called "Brain Trust, The Hidden Connection Between Mad Cow and Misdiagnosed ...

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by nettimo
Tue Sep 12, 2006 11:29 pm
 
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... "We now show that a protease-resistant PrP isoform can also be detected in the urine of hamsters, cattle, and humans suffering from transmissible spongiform encephalopathies. Most important, this PrP isoform (UPrPSc) was also found in the urine of hamsters inoculated with prions ...

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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

... go further and investigate this....so I did. Came up with this: A direct relationship between the partitioning of the pathogenic prion protein and transmissible spongiform encephalopathy infectivity during the purification of plasma proteins . so, look....this had better not relate to the P kinases....b/c ...

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by London
Mon Sep 11, 2006 11:05 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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