prions, structure, infectivity and amyloid formation.

There is a commentary and paper in the Nature of 31st of May 2007 on prion of great interest..Prions are proteins which form insoluble amyloid structures associated with neurodegenerative disorders in mammals. The intriguing place of prions is that they are proteins whose conformation and ability for amyloid formation is self-seeding) and thereby infectious. The…

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