Currently the most accepted theory is that the agent is a modified form of a normal protein known as prion protein for reasons that are not yet understood the normal prion protein changes into a pathogenic harmful form that then damages the central nervous system of cattle mad cow disease is a neurological disorder of cattle. It is not caused by bacteria viruses or parasites in fact mad cow disease is instead caused by infectious molecules called prions which are not even technically alive and dont have dna or rna prions are a type of protein you can think of a protein as a chain of little molecules called amino acids. Commonly called mad cow disease this type of prion disease affects cows humans who consume meat from cows with bse can be at risk for vcjd chronic wasting disease cwd cwd affects animals. More medfluxcom this animation depicts a current theory on prion proteins and how mad cow disease affects the neurons in a cows brain. Mad cow disease or bovine spongiform encephalopathy bse is a fatal brain disorder that occurs in cattle and is caused by some unknown agent in bse the unknown agent causes the cows brain cells to die forming sponge like holes in the brain the cow behaves strangely and eventually dies
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