One of the authors (D. S.) is recipient of a fellowship from FIRB 2001, No. NE01S29H. Prion research in the Zurzolo laboratory is supported by EU grant QLK-CT-2002-81628, the Weizmann-Pasteur Foundation, the FRM grant and from Telethon (No. GGP04147).


amyloid P-peptide


Alzheimer's disease


autocrine motility factor


apolipoprotein E


amyloid precursor protein


immunoglobulin heavy chain binding protein


BETA-SITE APP cleavage enzyme


Chinese hamster ovary


Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease


caveolar-like domain


carboxyl terminal fragment

224 J References


detergent-resistant membrane


endoplasmic reticulum


ER-associated degradation


glial fibrillary ecidic protein




human embryonic kidney


human embryonic kidney


methyl- b-cyclodextrin


protein kinase C


Simian virus-40


T-cell receptor


trans-Golgi network


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