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  • Definition: An infectious protein that causes proteins of the host organism to assume a nonstandard and often pathological spatial conformation, as in "mad cow" disease.

    Source: Hickman, C.P., et al. 2011. Integrated Principles of Zoology. Fifteenth Edition. McGraw-Hill Higher Education.

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