Definitions for "Prion"
any of several types of protein particle lacking nucleic acid, believed to be the cause of certain slow-developing infectious diseases such as scapie in sheep, and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and Kuru in humans.
A protein particle thought to be the agent responsible for BSE
A small protein found in the brain cell membrane. The distorted form of this protein is responsible for the mad cow disease and causes new Creutzfeld-Jakob disease in humans.
a family of tough little ocean-going seagulls that migrate between Australia and the Antarctic
Keywords:  bad, molecule, taken, turn, that
a molecule that's taken a bad turn