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Prions

Known as: prion proteins, prion protein, Prions [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Small proteinaceous infectious particles which resist inactivation by procedures that modify NUCLEIC ACIDS and contain an abnormal isoform of a… 
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Review
2008
Review
2008
The protein-only hypothesis posits that the infectious agent causing transmissible spongiform encephalopathies consists of… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Key questions regarding the molecular nature of prions are how different prion strains can be propagated by the same protein and… 
Review
2004
Review
2004
The prion hypothesis proposes that proteins can act as infectious agents. Originally formulated to explain transmissible… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Prions are usually quantified by bioassays based on intracerebral inoculation of mice that are slow, imprecise, and costly. We… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
Alzheimer's disease (AD) and prion disease are characterized neuropathologically by extracellular deposits of Aβ and PrP amyloid… 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
It has previously been shown that yeast prion [PSI+] is cured by GuHCl, although reports on reversibility of curing were… 
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
A cytoplasmically inherited genetic element in yeast, [PSI+], was confirmed to be a prionlike aggregate of the cellular protein…