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Term:increased susceptibility to prion infection
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Accession:MP:0005364 term browser browse the term
Definition:increased likelihood that an organism will develop ill effects from the small proteinaceous infectious particles which are resistant to inactivation by procedures that modify nucleic acids and which contain an abnormal isoform of a cellular protein that is a major and necessary component
Synonyms:exact_synonym: decreased resistance to prion infection;   susceptibility to prion infection
 alt_id: MP:0003004

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  mammalian phenotype 4930
    immune system phenotype 414
      abnormal immune system physiology 339
        abnormal response to infection 25
          altered susceptibility to infection 25
            altered susceptibility to prion infection 0
              increased susceptibility to prion infection 0
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