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CNS #18-prion disease

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britt611's version from 2017-01-31 04:00

Section 1

Question Answer
what are 2 major forms of prion proteins (normal and abnormal)
what is the normal isoform?
what is the abnomral isoform? (scrapies, CWD, BSE)
what are these disorders (prions) called sponfiform encephalopathies?
What testing for prions disease is best for diagnostics
What are prion associated diseases in sheep?
What are prion associated diseases in cattle
What are prion associated diseases in mink
What are prion associated diseases in elk, deer, moose
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Section 2

Question Answer
is the incubation period of prion disease long or short?
how are prions disease transmitted within species? (scrapies vs CWD/BSE)
what is the proposed means of spread to other species
what are abnormal isoforms predominantly composed of?
are abnormal isoforms resistant to heat?
Where is the obex of the brain? why is its so important for testing for prion disease
where do you look in the brain for evidence of prion diesase
why are grapefruite knifes useful to assessing prion disease?
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