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PrPSc proteins

Abnormal isoform (PrPSc) of prions resulting from a posttranslational modification of the cellular prion protein (PrPC protein). PrPSc proteins are disease-specific proteins seen in certain human and animal neurodegenerative diseases (prion diseases).
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  • scrapie agent
  • PrPSc
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