Brian Vastag

Science Journalist

The Beneficial Side of Prions

Prions, the mis-folded proteins best known for causing diseases such as bovine spongiform encephalopathy in cows, scrapie in sheep and Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease in humans, also help yeast survive and may even drive evolution. [READ STORY]

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Tagged as: Basic biology, Nature, Prions

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