Day 332 (20pter-20p12.3): prion protein

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Day 332 has 101 protein-coding genes (browser view) including PRNP (prion protein.)

The prion protein can become dangerously misfolded either through inhereted genetic changes or through contact with misfolded versions of other prion proteins – like in the case of mad cow disease.

Click here to see all 8055520 letters of Day 332 with PRNP underlined.

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