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Spongiform encephalopathy

Encephalopathy that is characterized by tiny holes apparent by microscopy, often due to prion disease.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
ABSTRACT Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), the prion disease in cattle, was widely believed to be caused by only one strain… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
ABSTRACT Transmissible spongiform encephalopathy strains can be differentiated by their behavior in bioassays and by molecular… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Prion diseases such as Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (CJD) are fatal, neuro-degenerative disorders with no known therapy. A… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
There is increasing concern over the extent to which bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) prions have been transmitted to… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
  • J Collinge
  • Annual review of neuroscience
  • 2001
  • Corpus ID: 18915904
Prion diseases are transmissible neurodegenerative conditions that include Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) in humans and bovine… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
There is substantial scientific evidence to support the notion that bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) has contaminated human… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
A mutation equivalent to P102L in the human PrP gene, associated with Gerstmann-Straussler syndrome (GSS), has been introduced… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Solid evidence from experimentally infected animals and fragmentary evidence from naturally infected humans indicate… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Until 30 years ago, Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease was an obscure form of dementia unknown to most physicians. The name is now… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Following the identification of meat and bonemeal as the most likely source of exposure for the occurrence of bovine spongiform… Expand
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