The Pathological Protein: Mad Cow, Chronic Wasting, and Other Deadly Prion Diseases

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Author: Philip Yam
Publisher: Springer
Genre: Medicine > Diseases
Pages: 304
Language: english
Year: 2003
ISBN 10: 0387955089
ISBN 13: Unknown
Series: Unknown
Edition: 1
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In 1996, British doctors were horrified to discover that mad cow disease (BSE), an affliction that had been plaguing British cattle for ten years, had jumped the species barrier and was appearing in humans as variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD). Not...