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Fatal Protein The Story of CJD, BSE and other Prion Diseases

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By: Rosalind M Ridley and Harry F Baker
249 pages, Figs, tabs
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  • Fatal Protein ISBN: 9780198524816 Paperback Out of Print #98425
  • Fatal Protein ISBN: 9780198524359 Hardback Dec 1998 Out of Print #83752
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About this book

Presents a clear and authoritative account of prion diseases for the non-specialist. All aspects are covered, including genetics, clinical aspects, laboratory research, epidemiology, and field studies.

Contents

1: A peculiar protein; 2: Concerning sheep; 3: Kuru, a story of cannibalism; 4: Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, the emergence of a disease entity; 5: In the laboratory; 6: In the genes; 7: Transgenes, transplants, and test-tubes; 8: Down on the farm - BSE; 9: New variant CJD, a disease of old age in young people; 10: What kind of disease is this?

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Out of Print
By: Rosalind M Ridley and Harry F Baker
249 pages, Figs, tabs
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