Molecule anatomy research: study the structure and function of prion molecules


Grant Data
Project Title
Molecule anatomy research: study the structure and function of prion molecules
Principal Investigator
Dr Chau, Raymond Ming Wah   (Principal investigator)
Duration
8
Start Date
2002-07-01
Completion Date
2003-02-28
Amount
0
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Grant Type
Other Funding Scheme
Funding Year
2002/2003
Status
Completed
Objectives
To reveal the molecular structures of a normal prion, a diseased prion (scrapie), a complex of quinacrine drug molecule binding to scrapie in preventing oligomerisation, and several oligomers (1mer, 3mer, 5mer, 9mer, 17mer) of computer-generated pathological scrapie fibrils.