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Prion diseases

Cannibals and garbage piles

There's a lot of disagreement among prion scientists, as a recent conference made very clear. Even the revered 'prion hypothesis' came under attack.

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  1. *Keystone Symposium on Molecular Aspects of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (Prion Diseases). Breckenridge, Colorado, 2–6 April 2003.


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Aguzzi, A., Heikenwalder, M. Cannibals and garbage piles. Nature 423, 127–128 (2003).

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