News tagged with prion disease

New technology for bioseparation

Separating target molecules in biological samples is a critical part of diagnosing and detecting diseases. Usually the target and probe molecules are mixed and then separated in batch processes that require ...

Sep 17, 2013 5 / 5 (2) 0

Simulating amyloid formation

Many neurodegenerative diseases are characterized by proteins that assume an abnormal configuration, which leads to their aggregation and deposition in and around rve cells, causing cell death. This process, ...

May 04, 2011 4 / 5 (1) 0

Multitarget drugs against prion diseases

The central nervous systems of humans and cattle alike are attacked by prions (abnormal insoluble amyloidogenic proteins) when they suffer from Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (CJD) or bovine spongiform encephalopathy ...

Mar 21, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 0