Prions? CJD/BSE Connection...

Prat Itharat pitharat at sas.upenn.edu
Sun Apr 7 20:05:55 EST 1996


> [some information about prions deleted]

>  The likelihood of getting CJD from bovine prions, BTW, is
>also highly unlikely because of the significant sequence
>differences between the human and bovine forms (see Prosiner's
>work). 					          ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^	

For anyone who is looking for references, it should be Prusiner,
not Prosiner.


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>David S. Cassarino              "The mind is not a vessel to be filled
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>UVA School of Medicine           -Plutarch
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