PrPSc in mammary glands of sheep affected by scrapie and mastitis

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Figure 1: Prion protein in inflamed mammary glands.
Figure 2: Mammary PrPSc localizes to macrophages and FDCs.


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We thank J. DeMartini for discussions and B. Seifert for statistical analysis. This study was supported by grants of the European Union (Apopis), the Swiss National Foundation, the National Competence Center for Research on Neural Plasticity and Repair (to A.A.), Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Sardegna 001/02 (to C.L.), US National Institutes of Health K08-AI01802 and the Foundation for Research at the Medical Faculty, University of Zürich (to C.J.S.) and the United States National Prion Research Program (to C.J.S. and A.A.).

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Ligios, C., Sigurdson, C., Santucciu, C. et al. PrPSc in mammary glands of sheep affected by scrapie and mastitis. Nat Med 11, 1137–1138 (2005) doi:10.1038/nm1105-1137

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