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Author Yam, Philip.

Title The pathological protein : mad cow, chronic wasting, and other deadly prion diseases / Philip Yam.

Imprint New York : Copernicus, 2003.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  RA644.P93 Y35 2003    Available  ---
Description xviii, 284 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Death in Devizes -- One in a million -- Cannibals' laughing death -- Connecting the holes -- Birth of the prion -- Family curses -- On the prion proving grounds -- Consuming fears -- Mad cow's human toll -- Keeping the madness out -- Scourge of the cervids -- Misadventures in medicine -- Searching for cures -- Laying odds.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-256) and index.
Subject Prion diseases -- Popular works.
ISBN 0387955089 (alk. paper)