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Prion protein aggregation assays in the diagnosis of human prion diseases

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Sporadic Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (sCJD) is the most common form of human prion disease and is associated with a progressive cognitive decline and death usually occurs within 6 months. Neuropathologically these diseases are characterized by the deposition of an abnormal form (PrPSc) of a normally expressed protein PrPC. At present there are no disease-specific diagnostic tests for prion diseases.

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