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Central Nervous System

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Deepak 51-yrs-old presents with rapidly progressive dementia and dies. At autopsy, marked spongiform degeneration of the brain is found. Which of the following is the basic cause of this disorder? (AIIMS May 2014)



A A deficiency of galactocerebrosides

B Abnormal folding of a prion protein

C Decreased activity of superoxide dismutase

D Ingestion of ova of Taenia solium

Ans. B Abnormal folding of a prion protein

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