Denaturation of Prions

James Young jyoung at camelot.bradley.edu
Wed Apr 3 09:34:56 EST 1996


 I was wondering....in regards to BSE/CJD, would not the high heats involved
in the preparation of the meat denature most proteins, including the most 
feared prions?  Even if the prion is in the cell.  

Just curious...
Jim Young
jyoung at camelot.bradley.edu




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