XiuJin Yang

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Under the “protein-only” hypothesis, prion-based diseases are proposed to result from an infectious agent that is an abnormal isoform of the prion protein in the scrapie form, PrPSc. However, since PrPSc is highly insoluble and easily aggregates in vivo, this view appears to be overly simplistic, implying that the presence of PrPSc may indirectly cause(More)
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