PRNP is a symbol for the gene, Prion protein, in humans. Other names include: Alternative prion protein; AltPrP; Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease; Gerstmann-Strausler-Scheinker syndrome; fatal familial insomnia; p27-30; ASCR; CD230; CJD; KURU; PRIP; PrP27-30; PrP33-35C; PrPc. The encoded protein has an amino acid length of 73 and a mass of 8.7 kDa. Other isoforms may exist. This gene shares homology with other species, including: Mouse.