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Madness and Memory: The Discovery of Prions--A New Biological Principle of Disease

Madness and Memory: The Discovery of Prions--A New Biological Principle of Disease

by Stanley B. Prusiner

Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300191141
Pages: 344
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File size: 9 Mb
Date posting: 2021-05-09
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In 1997, Stanley B. Prusiner received a Nobel Prize, the world's most prestigious award for achievement in physiology or medicine. That he was the sole recipient of the award for the year was entirely appropriate. His struggle to identify the agent responsible for ravaging the brains of animals suffering from scrapie and mad cow disease, and of humans with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, had been waged largely alone and in some cases in the ...