Allelic variants of hereditary prions: The bimodularity principle.

@article{Tikhodeyev2017AllelicVO,
  title={Allelic variants of hereditary prions: The bimodularity principle.},
  author={Oleg N Tikhodeyev and Oleg V Tarasov and Stanislav A. Bondarev},
  journal={Prion},
  year={2017},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={4-24}
}
Modern biology requires modern genetic concepts equally valid for all discovered mechanisms of inheritance, either "canonical" (mediated by DNA sequences) or epigenetic. Applying basic genetic terms such as "gene" and "allele" to protein hereditary factors is one of the necessary steps toward these concepts. The basic idea that different variants of the… CONTINUE READING