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Mad Cow Disease and Related Spongiform Encephalopathies / Edition 1
     

Mad Cow Disease and Related Spongiform Encephalopathies / Edition 1

by David A. Harris
 

ISBN-10: 3540201076

ISBN-13: 9783540201076

Pub. Date: 02/15/2004

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) has become the most publicly recognizable example of a group of fatal neurodegenerative diseases caused by proteinaceous infectious particles called prions. The contributors to this volume, all internationally recognized experts in their fields, provide an introduction to prion biology, followed by reviews of the latest

Overview

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) has become the most publicly recognizable example of a group of fatal neurodegenerative diseases caused by proteinaceous infectious particles called prions. The contributors to this volume, all internationally recognized experts in their fields, provide an introduction to prion biology, followed by reviews of the latest information on BSE, vCJD, and chronic wasting disease, an animal prion disease that has recently emerged in North America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540201076
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
02/15/2004
Series:
Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology Series , #284
Edition description:
2004
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contents.- Prion Protein and the Molecular Features of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy Agents.- Past, Present and Future of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy in France.- Pathology and Pathogenesis of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy and Scrapie.- Public Health and the BSE Epidemic.- Clinical Features of Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease.- Neuropathology and Molecular Biology of Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease.- The Epidemiology of Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease.- Chronic Wasting Disease of Cervids.

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