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Prusiner, Stanley B. 1942-

Overview
Works: 63 works in 177 publications in 3 languages and 3,390 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other
Classifications: QR502, 616.83
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stanley B Prusiner
Prion biology and diseases( Book )

29 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prions, prions, prions by Stanley B Prusiner( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and French and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of remarkable discoveries in the past three decades have led to the molecular and genetic characterization of the transmissible pathogen causing scrapie in animals and a quartet of human illnesses: kuru, Jakob-Creutzfeld disease, Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker disease, and fatal familial insomnia. To distinguish this pathogen from viruses and viroids, the term "prion" was introduced to emphasize its proteinaceous and infectious nature. Stanley B. Prusiner, editor of this volume, was awarded the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for his pioneering discovery of prions. The book reviews advances in studies of prions, which - as considereable evidence indicates - are novel pathogens composed only of protein
The Enzymes of glutamine metabolism by American Chemical Society( Book )

19 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prions : novel infectious pathogens causing scrapie and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease( Book )

9 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slow transmissible diseases of the nervous system( Book )

8 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prion diseases of humans and animals by Stanley B Prusiner( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clinical companion to The molecular and genetic basis of neurological disease, Second edition( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To create this companion volume, the editors have extracted from the original book the practical and clinical information that is most useful for neurologists in the diagnosis and treatment of genetic neurologic disease."--Preface
Slow transmissible diseases of the nervous system( Book )

16 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abstracts of papers presented at the 1992 meeting on molecular biology of aging : April 22-April 26, 1992 by Meeting on Molecular Biology of Aging( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madness and memory : the discovery of prions--a new biological principle of disease by Stanley B Prusiner( Book )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1997, Stanley B. Prusiner received a Nobel Prize, the world's most prestigious award for achievement in physiology or medicine. That he was the sole recipient of the award for the year was entirely appropriate. His struggle to identify the agent responsible for ravaging the brains of animals suffering from scrapie and mad cow disease, and of humans with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, had been waged largely alone and in some cases in the face of strenuous disagreement. In this book, Prusiner tells the remarkable story of his discovery of prions - infectious proteins that replicate and cause disease but surprisingly contain no genetic material - and reveals how superb and meticulous science is actually practiced with talented teams of researchers who persevere. He recounts the frustrations and rewards of years of research and offers fascinating portraits of his peers as they raced to discover the causes of fatal brain diseases. Prusiner's hypothesis, once considered heresy, now stands as accepted science and the basis for developing diagnoses and eventual cures. He closes with a meditation on the legacy of his discovery: What will it take to cure Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Lou Gehrig's and other devastating diseases of the brain?
Mad cows, cannibals and prions : prion biology and diseases by Stanley B Prusiner( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prion diseases by Harry F Baker( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Prion Diseases leading researchers and clinicians describe their state-of-the-art findings and hypotheses arising from a variety of different approaches to this group of diseases. Their approaches include clinical presentations, epidemiology, transgenic methods, and diagnostic tests via transmission electron microscopy and immunoblotting. The diseases covered include human and animal spongiform encephalopathies, such as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, mad cow disease, and scrapie. Prion Diseases illuminates the conflicting hypotheses that have evolved to explain these diverse disorders which can appear as infectious diseases a genetically determined diseases, as well as ones sharing neuropathological similarities with such common neurodegenerative diseases as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and amyotropic lateral sclerosis. It provides a much-needed overview of various approaches to understanding these diseases by showing how researchers have analyzed their different facets, ranging from the epidemiology of the human versions to molecular genetics of the animal forms of the diseases
The molecular and genetic basis of neurologic and psychiatric disease( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inside the third edition of this reference, the reader will find thorough and authoritative discussions of all of these developments and their implications for clinical practice. It includes a major new section on Psychiatric Diseases; descriptions of the molecular and genetic basis of the spongiform encephalopathies as well as the expression of the prion gene under physiologic and pathologic conditions; additional coverage examines the human genome project and neurologic disease; and coverage on alzheimer's disease and related dementias
Prion diseases( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prion biology : prion biology and diseases( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Prions are infectious proteins responsible for diseases such as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and "mad cow" disease. They are misfolded versions of normal proteins that replicate by converting their normal cellular counterparts into abnormal prion proteins that disrupt cell function and can be transmitted to other cells and individuals. This book examines our under-standing of their structure, biochemistry, and pathophysiology. Highlights include: - Experimental approaches to neurodegeneration - Prions, Chaperones, and Proteostasis in Yeast - The Aggregation and Prion-like Properties of Misfolded Tumor Suppressors: Is Cancer a Prion-like Disease? - Neuropathology of NDs"--
Prion diseases : prion biology and diseases( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Infectious proteins called prions are responsible for the devastating transmissible spongioform encephalopathy Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Prions are misfolded versions of proteins that replicate by converting their normal cellular counterparts into new prions and may play an important role in numerous other conditions, including Alzheimer and Parkinson's disease. Highlights include: Structural biology of PrP prions - Genetics of APP in Alzheimer's disease - Challenges of therapeutics for prion diseases and blood-brain barrier "--
Prion biology and diseases : a saga of sceptical scientists, mad cows, and laughing cannibals( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prions by Stanley B Prusiner( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Prion biology and diseases
Alternative Names
Prusiner, S. B. 1942-

Prusiner, S. B. (Stanley B.), 1942-

Prusiner, Stanley

Prusiner, Stanley 1942-

Prusiner, Stanley Ben 1942-

Stanley B. Prusiner Amerikaans arts

Stanley B. Prusiner Neurologist, biochemist

Stanley Ben Prusiner

Stanley Prusiner biochemik i neurobiolog amerykański, noblista

Stanley Prusiner biochimico e neurologo statunitense

Stanley Prusiner US-amerikanischer Biochemieer, Neurologe, Nobelpreisträger für Physiologie oder Medizin

Stenli Pruziner

Στάνλεϋ Προύζινερ

Прузинер, Стенли

Стенли Б. Прузинер

Стенли Прузинер

Стенлі Прузінер

Стэнлі Бен Прузінер

Стэнлі Прузінэр

סטנלי פרוזינר

استنلی پریسینر

ستانلي بروسينر

سٹینلی بی پروسینر

سٹینلی پروسنر

স্টানলি বি প্রুসিনার

スタンリー・B・プルシナー

史坦利·布魯希納

Languages
English (130)

French (2)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Clinical companion to The molecular and genetic basis of neurological disease, Second editionPrion diseasesThe molecular and genetic basis of neurologic and psychiatric disease