Published in Drug Week, September 10th, 2004
According to a study from the United States, "Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) have been observed in North American sheep, cervidae, and cattle. The causative agent of TSEs seems to be proteins that induce a conformational change in normal host proteins. Common clinical signs of TSEs include chronic weight loss and deteriorating neurologic function."
"Mechanisms of TSE transmission vary among host species," said Jeff W. Tyler and John R. Middleton at the University of...
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