Prions and Diseases: Volume 2, Animals, Humans and the Environment

Prions and Diseases: Volume 2, Animals, Humans and the Environment


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ISBN-13: 9781489993977
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 12/13/2014
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 298
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
Gianluigi Zanusso, Salvatore Monaco

Chapter 2 Classical and Atypical Scrapie in Sheep and Goats
Christine Fast, Martin H. Groschup

Chapter 3 Chronic wasting disease and the development of research models
Glenn Telling

Chapter 4 Sporadic Human Prion Disease
Pierluigi Gambetti

Chapter 5 Environmentally-acquired Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy
Paul Brown

Chapter 6 Prions in the Environment
Shannon L. Bartelt-Hunt, Jason C. Bartz, Samuel E. Saunders

Chapter 7 The Spectrum of Tau Pathology in Human Prion Disease
Gabor G. Kovacs, Herbert Budka

Chapter 8 Risk of Transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease by Blood Transfusion
Alexander H. Peden, Mark W. Head, James W. Ironside

Chapter 9 Species Barriers in Prion Disease
Suzette A. Priola

Chapter 10 Transgenic Mice Modelling
Abigail B. Diack, Rona Wilson, Enrico Cancellotti, Barry Bradford, Matthew Bishop, Jean C. Manson

Chapter 11 Prion Transmission Studies in Transgenic Mice
Qingzhong Kong

Chapter 12 Alternative Models of Prion Diseases
Pedro Fernandez-Funez, Edward Málaga-Trillo, Diego E. Rincon-Limas

Chapter 13 Diagnosis of Prion Disease: Conventional Approaches
Inga Zerr, Joanna Gawinecka, Katharina Stoeck, Maren Breithaupt

Chapter 14 Quaking-induced Conversion (QuIC) Assays for the Detection and Diagnosis of Prion Diseases
Jason M. Wilham, Christina D. Orrù, Sarah Vascellari, Andrew G. Hughson, Byron Caughey

Chapter 15 The Tyr-Tyr-Arg Prion-Specific Epitope: Update and Context
T. Dean Airey, and Neil R. Cashman

Chapter 16 Overview on Treatment of Prion Diseases and Decontamination of Prions
Richard Knight

Chapter 17 Immunomodulation
Thomas Wisniewski, Fernando Goñi

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