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Masters and D. C. Gajdusek, The spectrum of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and the virus induced subacute spongiform encephalopathies, in: Recent Advances in Neuropathology, edited by T. J. Smith and J. B. Cavanagh (Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, 1982), pp. 139–163. 28. A. M. Salazar, C. L. Masters, D. C. Gajdusek, C. J. , Syndromes of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and dementia: relation to transmissible Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Ann. , 14, 17–26 (1983). 29. H. Yamanouchi, H. Budka, and K. Vass, Unilateral Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.

Of particular interest is the presence of infoldings of plasma membranes in the perivascular regions of astrocytic end-feet. These infoldings were covered by an interrupted or continuous electron-dense undercoat of 30–60 nm in diameter. 39 who showed an increased number of astrocytespecific particles as opposed to their depletion on membranes forming vacuoles. 3. 3), but are often absent in many human TSEs cases40 , in BSE and most ovine scrapie. , a protein in a β-sheeted conformation12 ) can be detected in situ by tinctorial stains for amyloids, including birefringence following staining with Congo red, immunohistochemistry for PrP, or, in brain homogenates, in the form of fibrillar PrP aggregates labelled prion rods 13 .

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