PRION

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A mutation in a normal cell protein that takes on the characteristics of an infectious agent in neurological diseases.

PRION: "The prion was thought to be the cause of mad cow disease."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PRION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/prion/ (accessed June 27, 2022).

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