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Title Prion biology and diseases / edited by Stanley B. Prusiner
Published Cold Spring Harbor, NY : Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 1999


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Description xiii, 710 pages : illustrations
Series Cold Spring Harbor monograph series, 0270-1847 ; 38
Cold Spring Harbor monograph series ; 38
Contents Prion Biology. 1. An Introduction to Prion Biology and Diseases / S. B. Prusiner. 2. Development of the Prion Concept / S. B. Prusiner. 3. Bioassays of Prions / S. B. Prusiner, P. Tremblay and J. Safar / [et al.]. 4. Transmission and Replication of Prions / S. B. Prusiner, M. R. Scott and S. J. DeArmond / [et al.]. 5. Structural Studies of Prion Proteins / F. E. Cohen and S. B. Prusiner -- Fungal Prions. 6. Prions of Fungi: [URE3], [PSI], and [Het-s] Discovered as Heritable Traits / R. B. Wickner and Y. O. Chernoff -- Transgenetics and Cell Biology of Prions. 7. Knockouts, Transgenics, and Transplants in Prion Research / C. Weissmann, A. J. Raeber and D. Shmerling / [et al.]. 8. Transgenetic Investigations of the Species Barrier and Prion Strains / M. Scott, S. J. DeArmond and S. B. Prusiner / [et al.]. 9. Cell Biology of Prions / S. B. Prusiner, P. Peters and K. Kaneko / [et al.] -- Prion Diseases in Animals. 10. Scrapie, Chronic Wasting Disease, and Transmissible Mink Encephalopathy / J.-L. Laplanche, N. Hunter and M. Shinagawa / [et al.]. 11. Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy and Related Diseases / N. Nathanson, J. Wilesmith and G. A. Wells / [et al.] -- Human Prion Diseases. 12. Infectious and Sporadic Prion Diseases / R. G. Will, M. P. Alpers and D. Dormont / [et al.]. 13. Inherited Prion Diseases / P. Gambetti, R. B. Petersen and P. Parchi / [et al.]. 14. Neuropathology of Prion Diseases / S. J. DeArmond and J. W. Ironside -- Methodology and Future Studies. 15. Some Strategies and Methods for the Study of Prions / S. B. Prusiner, K. Kaneko and H. Serban / [et al.]. 16. Antibodies as Tools to Probe Prion Protein Biology / R. A. Williamson, D. R. Burton and D. Peretz / [et al.]. 17. Biosafety Issues in Prion Diseases / H. Baron, J. Safar and D. Groth / [et al.]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also available as an electronic book via the World Wide Web to institutions affiliated with netLibrary, Inc
Subject Prion diseases.
Author Prusiner, Stanley B., 1942-
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
LC no. 99072366
ISSN 0270-1847
ISBN 0879695471
0879696567 (electronic bk.)