The Naked Scientists Forum
Physiology & Medicine
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
23/09/2005 12:18:17 »
Does anyone know of any diseases apart from the amyloidoses that are caused by the over-expression of a serum protein?
Neilep Level Member
The Naked Scientist
Re: Serum Proteins
Reply #1 on:
26/09/2005 08:44:01 »
Well, I suppose you could loosely include BSE in there since Prion Protein (PrP) is expressed on the surfaces of various circulating cells and accumulates (in the pathological form) peripherally before neuroinvasion.
"I never forget a face, but in your case I'll make an exception"
- Groucho Marx
I never forget a face, but in your case I'll make an exception - Groucho Marx