Prion Digest V1 #2

Chris Swanson, Moderator prion at STOLAF.EDU
Sat Mar 23 05:01:41 EST 1991

Prion Digest                Sat, 23 Mar 91       Volume 1 : Issue   2 

Today's Topics:
                        To get things rolling

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Date: Fri, 22 Mar 91 15:09:35 -0600
From: swansonc at stolaf.edu
Subject: To get things rolling
To: prion

Here's a question to get things rolling.  I have just started reading
the articles you all recomended to me and was wondering what CW is
regarding the hunt for DNA and/or RNA in Prions.  Is there some NA's
included in there somewhere, are prions just NA modifying protein, or
something else?  What are people considering and why?  What about the
attempts to denature any NA present in prions?  Were they definitive
or not?

Let's here some opinions/hypothesis/facts from out there.


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Date: Fri, 22 Mar 91 14:51:52 -0600
From: owner-prion at stolaf.edu
Subject: Update
To: prion

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