On Wed, 27 Mar 2002 19:33:19 -0600, "Paul F. Dietz"
<dietz at interaccess.com> wrote:
>Jonathan Silverlight wrote:
>>> I'm fairly sure you can't simply "correct" in that way. Heat proteins to
>> 400C and they will melt, or at least denature, whatever the pressure.
>>Hell, individual amino acids won't survive a minute at that temperature.
Yet, I read prions survive 1000C for 1 hour, and higher temperatures
that would normaly "ash" naked amino acids. Does anyone know the
maximum time-tempertaure (or the F sub-zero or D-value or z-value)
prions will survive denaturization?