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31 January 2007 18:15

Potentially Pathogenic Virus Found in Mad Cow Cells

The alternative view that a virus causes spongiform encephalopathies of the brain, such as “mad cow” and Creutzfeldt-Jakob (CJD) disease, rather than prion proteins, which are normally produced throughout life, is bolstered in a new study by Yale Scho

All Headline News - Study Finds Protein Role In Spread Of Prion Diseases - January 31, 2007

protein fragmentation we studied has a big impact on how fast prion diseases spread and may also play a role in the accumulation of toxic proteins in neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson's.