Yael Dayan-Amouyal

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Light chain IgG, a known amyloidotic protein, is present in the urine of prion disease affected individuals in a protease resistant form. In addition, it was shown recently that prion urine samples comprise a significant excess of glycosaminoglycans. Since amyloidotic proteins and glycosaminoglycans are the major components of amyloid aggregates, a Congo(More)
Prion diseases are fatal neurodegenerative disorders characterized by long incubation periods. To investigate whether concurrent diseases can modify the clinical outcome of prion-affected subjects, we tested the effect of viral infection on the binding and internalization of PrP(Sc), essential steps of prion propagation. To this effect, we added scrapie(More)
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