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3. In the cell body of the neuron, PrPSc encounters normal PrPc-proteins and triggers their conversion into new PrPSc. In other words, the harmful PrPSc when interacting with the innocuos PrPc will force the normal PrPc-molecules to adopt the shape of PrPSc in a chain reaction-like process.

 

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