Is alpha-synuclein in the colon a biomarker for premotor Parkinsons Disease- Evidence from 3 cases
Movement Disorders, 05/16/2012Shannon KM et al.
This is the first demonstration of alpha–synuclein in colon tissue prior to onset of Parkinson's disease (PD). Additional study is required to determine whether colonic mucosal biopsy may be a biomarker of premotor PD.
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