Prion Diseases

  • Pawel P. Liberski

Part of the Neuromethods book series (NM, volume 129)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Paweł P. Liberski, Agata Gajos
    Pages 1-31
  3. Shirley Lindenbaum
    Pages 33-48
  4. David M. Asher, Pedro Piccardo, Luisa Gregori
    Pages 49-63
  5. Paweł P. Liberski
    Pages 123-143
  6. Pawel P. Liberski
    Pages 145-158
  7. Byron Caughey, Christina D. Orru, Bradley R. Groveman, Matilde Bongianni, Andrew G. Hughson, Lynne D. Raymond et al.
    Pages 173-181
  8. Alexander Hartmann, Hermann Altmeppen, Susanne Krasemann, Markus Glatzel
    Pages 197-207
  9. Fabio Moda, Edoardo Bistaffa, Joanna Narkiewicz, Giulia Salzano, Giuseppe Legname
    Pages 209-228
  10. Joanna Gawinecka, Matthias Schmitz, Inga Zerr
    Pages 229-252
  11. Abigail B. Diack, Jean C. Manson
    Pages 253-267
  12. Julie Moreno, Glenn C. Telling
    Pages 269-301
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 303-304

About this book


This volume provides comprehensive information and detailed laboratory protocols used in the study of prion diseases. The chapters in this book cover topics such as: electron microscopy, neuropathology, immunohistochemistry, and immune-gold electron microscopy of prion diseases. Chapters also provide readers with detailed information about kuru, the clinical description of prion diseases, and the detection of prion protein and biomarkers. In Neuromethods series style, chapters include the kind of detail and key advice from the specialists needed to get successful results in your laboratory.

Cutting-edge and authoritative, Prion Diseases is a valuable resource for researchers and scientists in the exciting and rapidly growing field of prion disease research.


morphological approaches neuropathology immunohistochemistry electron microscopy immune-gold prion protein and markers kuru

Editors and affiliations

  • Pawel P. Liberski
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Molecular PathologyMedical University of LodzLodzPoland

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media LLC 2017
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Protocols
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-7209-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-7211-1
  • Series Print ISSN 0893-2336
  • Series Online ISSN 1940-6045
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