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Thu Oct 12 00:46:20 EST 2000

In article <39E32EFF.C4696D0B at coventry.ac.uk>, ALBERT ROMERO 
<aquintan at coventry.ac.uk> wrote:

> The strain of BSE is different to any scrapie available so it may have
> changed if it is really the origin of BSE.
> Some people suggest that BSE was an spontaneous mutation or even than a
> virus provoques it...That is why I asked for the most accepted theory

Some kind of prion, these are like infections proteins, they are not 
really viruses per se.  Noone agrees if they are even infectious, or 
should just be considered a toxin.

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