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Research Article

Detection of Prion Protein Particles in Blood Plasma of Scrapie Infected Sheep

  • Oliver Bannach equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Oliver Bannach, Eva Birkmann

    bannacho@hhu.de

    Affiliation: Institute of Physical Biology, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

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  • Eva Birkmann equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Oliver Bannach, Eva Birkmann

    Affiliations: Institute of Physical Biology, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany, Institute of Complex Systems (ICS-6), Research Center Jülich, Jülich, Germany

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  • Elke Reinartz,

    Affiliation: Institute of Physical Biology, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

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  • Karl-Erich Jaeger,

    Affiliation: Institute of Molecular Enzyme Technology, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Research Center Jülich, Jülich, Germany

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  • Jan P. M. Langeveld,

    Affiliation: Central Veterinary Institute of Wageningen UR (CVI), Lelystad, The Netherlands

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  • Robert G. Rohwer,

    Affiliation: VA Maryland Health Care System, Molecular Neurovirology Laboratory, Medical Research Service 151, VA Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Luisa Gregori,

    Affiliations: VA Maryland Health Care System, Molecular Neurovirology Laboratory, Medical Research Service 151, VA Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, Department of Neurology, University of Maryland at Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    Current address: Food and Drug Administration, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Linda A. Terry,

    Affiliation: Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, New Haw, Addlestone, Surrey, United Kingdom

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  • Dieter Willbold,

    Affiliations: Institute of Physical Biology, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany, Institute of Complex Systems (ICS-6), Research Center Jülich, Jülich, Germany

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  • Detlev Riesner

    Affiliation: Institute of Physical Biology, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

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  • Published: May 02, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0036620

About the Authors

Oliver Bannach, Eva Birkmann, Elke Reinartz, Dieter Willbold, Detlev Riesner
Institute of Physical Biology, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
Eva Birkmann, Dieter Willbold
Institute of Complex Systems (ICS-6), Research Center Jülich, Jülich, Germany
Karl-Erich Jaeger
Institute of Molecular Enzyme Technology, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Research Center Jülich, Jülich, Germany
Jan P. M. Langeveld
Central Veterinary Institute of Wageningen UR (CVI), Lelystad, The Netherlands
Robert G. Rohwer, Luisa Gregori
VA Maryland Health Care System, Molecular Neurovirology Laboratory, Medical Research Service 151, VA Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Linda A. Terry
Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, New Haw, Addlestone, Surrey, United Kingdom
Luisa Gregori
Department of Neurology, University of Maryland at Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: bannacho@hhu.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: OB EB DR DW. Performed the experiments: OB ER. Analyzed the data: OB EB DR DW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LAT JPML RGR LG KEJ. Wrote the paper: OB EB DR DW RGR JPML KEJ.