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What makes proteins defective?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Genetic & acquired: Most of the protein defects are due to mutations in the dna, i, e., the person inherited a bad gene from one or both parents. Protein defects may be acquired as in the case of cjd and mad cow disease.

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