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J Virol. 1995 January; 69(1): 506–508.
PMCID: PMC188599

Congo red prolongs the incubation period in scrapie-infected hamsters.


In scrapie-infected cells, Congo red inhibits both the replication of the infectious agent and accumulation of the protease-resistant form of PrP (PrP-res). In this report, we show that Congo red prolongs the incubation periods of hamsters experimentally infected with two different strains of scrapie.

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