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If prion aggregates are the infectious agent that causes TSEs and if a prion is the misfolded protein known as PrPSc, then by parallel reasoning, aggregates of PrPSc are the infectious agent of TSEs. However, some reputable TSE experts believe that PrPSc alone may not be sufficient to cause a TSE infection, although the protein may be associated with and even necessary for such infection. A number of these investigators hypothesize that the infectious particle—the prion—may contain hidden nucleic acid, additional proteins, or some other additional, essential material.
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