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PrPC Proteins

"PrPC Proteins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Normal cellular isoform of prion proteins (PRIONS) encoded by a chromosomal gene and found in normal and scrapie-infected brain tissue, and other normal tissue. PrPC are protease-sensitive proteins whose function is unknown. Posttranslational modification of PrPC into PrPSC leads to infectivity.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "PrPC Proteins" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "PrPC Proteins" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 30 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2007 and 2009
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