Prion diseases: Infectivity versus toxicity.

Nature (Impact Factor: 42.35). 02/2011; 470(7335):470-1. DOI: 10.1038/470470a
Source: PubMed

ABSTRACT Prions are infectious proteins that can cause deadly diseases in
mammals. Detailed measurements of infectivity suggest that there may be
distinct infectious and toxic versions of this protein. See Letter p.540

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