Is alpha-synuclein in the colon a biomarker for premotor Parkinsons Disease- Evidence from 3 cases

Movement Disorders, 05/16/2012

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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