British Journal of Nutrition

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Research Article

Brain in human nutrition and variant Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease risk (vCJD): detection of brain in retail liver sausages using cholesterol and neuron specific enolase (NSE) as markers

E. Lückera1 c1, S. Horlachera2 and E. Eigenbrodta3

a1 Institute of Food Hygiene, University of Leipzig, An der Tierkliniken 35, 04103 Leipzig, Germany

a2 Institute of Veterinary Food Science, Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, Frankfurter St 92, 35392 Giessen, Germany

a3 Institute of Biochemistry and Endocrinology, Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, Frankfurter St 100, 35392 Giessen, Germany


c1 *Corresponding author: Dr E. Lücker, fax +49 341 97 3 82 49, email