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Article is conjectural[edit]

Not a single paper proving the pathological nature or infectivity of prions, let alone proving they're the necessary cause of any disease.145.64.134.241 (talk) 16:13, 4 January 2016 (UTC)

This link helpful then? http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2672014/ --Rationalzombie94 (talk) 00:32, 14 January 2016 (UTC)
Ok, I know this is 5 years old, but it pisses me off to see more morons saying its a virus or bacteria. Give me a virus or bacteria that causes all the symptoms, has no cure, and can survive
  • 1000 sieverts of radiation
  • Incineration at 2000F
  • In dirt for 200 years
  • That can also cross the species barrier easily, and incubate for 50 years

Then I will entertain you. Sievert 81 (talk) 04:48, 17 November 2020 (UTC)

OK, there is so much wrong with this page.[edit]

The grammar is awful, proteinases are NOT what you think they are, CWD is not a human TSE, this should be split into many pages, 'transmittable' is not a word, there's no mention of how 75,000 people are affected in the US a year, the sentence 'The reason that they cause brain disease is that they are more common in brain tissue and nervous system tissue than elsewhere.' is just... no... It looks like a 4th grader found a scholarly article about TSEs, copy-pasted some of it, and put a bunch of their own conclusions from the info. I'm 16 and can tell that... I would hate to know how educated the guy who wrote this is... I have no intention of fixing this until you stop calling me a vandal for adding facts into articles. Sievert 81 (talk) 05:52, 17 November 2020 (UTC)

Why don't you think Mad Cow isn't a prion disease? Can you provide links to any scientific articles to back up these assertions, rather than just edit-warring? (Face it: This isn't like CP, where the likes of you and your buddies LT and  K e n  D o l l  enjoy a monopoly on the narrative.) --Goatspeed. Stalk meCircularREmail2.gifasoningSee what I'm planning 00:06, 18 November 2020 (UTC)
Ok. If you look at the criteria I proposed that the infectious agent that shall not be named can survive, no virus or bacteria can survive all that. Nor stay asymptomatic for 60 years. https://news.wisc.edu/common-soil-mineral-degrades-the-nearly-indestructible-prion/ https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/artful-amoeba/prions-are-forever/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/18483857/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2576443/. Well you're at it, tell me what you think CWD is. Sievert 81 (talk) 00:13, 18 November 2020 (UTC)
Ok , we need to change to in prion required, do the BoN of the prion, amyloid prions in prions, fuck>>> — Unsigned, by: 70.56.149.155 / talk