Scientists might finally understand how prions spread infectious Brain Disease

scientistAfter decades of research, scientists think they finally know what turns prions – healthy proteins inside our brains – into the infectious, virus-like pathogens that cause ‘mad cow’ disease, and have also been linked to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. It turns out, copper ions might be part of the problem.

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