Aguzzi, A; Montrasio, F; Kaeser, P S (2001). Prions: health scare and biological challenge. Nature Reviews. Molecular Cell Biology, 2(2):118-126.
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Although human prion diseases are rare, the incidence of 'new variant' Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in the United Kingdom is increasing exponentially. Given that this disease is probably the result of infection with bovine prions, understanding how prions replicate--and how to counteract their action--has become a central issue for public health. What are the links between the bovine and human prion diseases, and how do prions reach and damage the central nervous system?
|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Institute of Neuropathology|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||570 Life sciences; biology
610 Medicine & health
|Date:||1 February 2001|
|Deposited On:||11 Feb 2008 12:26|
|Last Modified:||05 Apr 2016 12:20|
|Publisher:||Nature Publishing Group|
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