Fatal Flaws: How a Misfolded Protein Baffled Scientists and Changed the Way We Look at the Brain

Fatal Flaws: How a Misfolded Protein Baffled Scientists and Changed the Way We Look at the Brain

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Discovered and identified as the cause of mad cow disease only three decades ago, the prion is a protein molecule that, when misshapen in the brain, becomes fatal. Novel and controversial, prions have provoked a scientific revolution. They challenge the very foundations of biology: A disease-causing entity with no genetic material at all? A molecule capable of infecting, multiplying, and killing? This book recounts the birth of prion science and the imaginative… (more)

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Publisher: Yale University Press (March 19, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 296 pages

File size: 2.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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