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Summary Literature (0)
DOID:649 - prion disease


Disease Ontology Definition:A brain disease that is characterized by brain damage resulting from the abnormal folding, clumping and accumulation of cellular proteins in the brain induced by prion proteins.

Synonyms: Prion disease pathway, Prion protein disease, Spongiform Encephalopathy, prion induced disorder, transmissible spongiform encephalopathy

Xenbase Genes : prnp

Mondo Disease Ontology (on Monarch Initiative):
MONDO:0005429 - prion disease


Other Model Organisms: AGR, MGI, ZFIN, FlyBase, WormBase, RGD

Ontology Viewers: Disease Ontology, EMBL-EBI, OLSVis tree view, Ontobee
Parent(s): brain disease (is_a)