Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies

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Abstract

The transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) are a complex group of progressive, neurodegenerative disorders that affect a variety of animal species, including humans. The TSEs are unique among the neurodegenerative disorders in that they are transmissible. The different TSEs are characterized by a relatively long incubation period (months to years) and are always fatal. © 2008

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationxPharm
Subtitle of host publicationThe Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages1-5
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9780080552323
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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    Kincaid, A. (2008). Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies. In xPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference (pp. 1-5). Elsevier Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-008055232-3.64212-6