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In which we briefly consider why Cosima hates to be the patient and whether the next faction hails from Cambridge, MA, then give you a crash course in proteins, prions and biochemistry. There will not be a test, but there are some handouts if you want them:

Conspiracy Maps: Leda Clones & Castor Clones


Proteins and Prions: UCSF Medical Center


Prions: On The Trail of Killer Proteins


Wikipedia: Prion


Stanley Pruisner’s Nobel Lecture on Prions


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