Cow Madness

New mad cow woes

British beef blues

Curious cause

Down deer, ill elk

Can't happen here?

Laughing death in New Guinea

Identifying disease agents

Menacing microbes



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Accumulation of Protease-Resistant Prion Protein... R Chiesa et al, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, May 9, 2000, pp. 5574-9.

Adaptation and Selection of Prion Protein Strain... J.C. Bartz et al, Journal of Virology, June, 2000, pp. 5542-7.

Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathies: An Overview, L.A. Detweiler et al, ASAIO J, Nov-Dec. 2000, pp. S73-9.

Deadly Feasts, Richard Rhodes, Simon & Schuster, NY, 1997.

Experts Downplay New vCJD Fears, Michael Balter, Science, 8 Sept. 2000, pp. 1663-6.

Laughing Death: the Untold Story of Kuru, by Vincent Zigas, Clifton, N.J. Humana Press, 1990.

Neurotoxicity of the Putative Transmembrane Domain of the Prion Protein, S. Haik et al, Neurobiol Dis 2000, Dec, pp. 644-56.

On Watch for Any Hint of Mad Cow Disease, Sandra Blakeslee, New York Times, Jan. 30, 2001, C3.

Prions: A Lone Killer or a Vital Accomplice, Michael Balter, Science, 22 Oct. 1999, pp. 660-2.

Stringent Steps Taken by U.S. on Cow Illness, Sandra Blakeslee, New York Times 14 January, 2000, p. A1.

The Jungle, Upton Sinclair, Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1906. (The book that spawned the FDA...).

Tracking the Human Fallout from "Mad Cow Disease," Michael Balter, Science, 1 Sept. 2000, pp. 1452-4.

National Cattlemen's Beef Association.

Everything CJD.

Official Mad Cow Disease Home Page

The National Renderers Association

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