2 Compounds Show Ability to Protect Neurons, Raise Dopamine Levels

2 Compounds Show Ability to Protect Neurons, Raise Dopamine Levels
Two compounds with hormone-like effects — prostaglandin E1 (PGE1) and prostaglandin A1 (PGA1) — may help to increase dopamine levels in the brain and slow Parkinson’s progression by activating a protein, called Nurr1, that supports dopaminergic neurons, a study reports. The study, PGE1 and PGA1 bind to Nurr1 and activate its transcriptional function,” was published in the journal Nature Chemical Biology. Prostaglandins ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2020-06-03By Vanessa Pataia