Shigeru Katamine

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Recently, a novel gene encoding a prion protein (PrP)-like glycoprotein, PrPLP/Dpl, was identified as being expressed ectopically by neurons of the ataxic PrP-deficient (PRNP(-/-)) mouse lines(More)
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a transmissible neurodegenerative disease of humans caused by an unidentified infectious agent, the prion. To determine whether there was an involvement of the(More)