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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Moore, RA; Vorberg, I; Priola, SA 
Title:
Species barriers in prion diseases--brief review. 
Abstract:
Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs or prion diseases) are neurological disorders associated with the aggregation of a pathologic isoform of a host-encoded protein, termed prion protein (PrP). The pathologic isoform of PrP, termed PrP(Sc), is a major constituent of the infectious agent. TSE diseases are characterized by neurodegenerative failure and inevitable morbidity. Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) has been transmitted from cattle to humans to cause a new variant of Creutz...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Arch Virol Suppl 
Year:
2005 
Journal issue:
19 
Pages contribution:
187-202 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0939-1983 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Virologie