Amino acids. Organic compounds serving as the building blocks of proteins.
BSE. Bovine spongiform encephalopathy.
Chronic wasting disease. A TSE of mule deer and elk.
C JD. Creutzfeld-Jakob disease of humans.
Codon. The sequence of three chemical units in nucleic acid that determines the specific amino acid formed in protein synthesis.
Dura matter. The membranous covering of the brain.
Enzootic. Diseases continuously prevalent in animals.
Epizootic. Diseases spreading widely among animals.
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