"Prion Proteins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Membrane glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored glycoproteins that may aggregate into rod-like structures. The prion protein (PRNP) gene is characterized by five TANDEM REPEAT SEQUENCES that encode a highly unstable protein region of five octapeptide repeats. Mutations in the repeat region and elsewhere in this gene are associated with CREUTZFELDT-JAKOB DISEASE; FATAL FAMILIAL INSOMNIA; GERSTMANN-STRAUSSLER DISEASE; Huntington disease-like 1, and KURU.
- Prion Proteins
- Prion Protein
- CD230 Antigen
- Antigen, CD230
- PrP Proteins
- Fatal Familial Insomnia Protein
- Major Prion Protein
- Prion Protein, Major
- Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Protein
- Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease Protein
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Molecular dynamics simulations of early steps in RNA-mediated conversion of prions. Protein Sci. 2017 Aug; 26(8):1524-1534.