Activated microglia facilitate the transmission of alpha-synuclein in Parkinson’s disease

Activated microglia facilitate the transmission of alpha-synuclein in Parkinson’s disease
Neurochem Int. 2021 Jun 4:105094. doi: 10.1016/j.neuint.2021.105094. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTParkinson's disease (PD) is characterized by the loss of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra pars compacta and abnormal aggregates of α-synuclein protein called Lewy bodies. To date, there is no drug that can definitely slow down or stop the progression of this disease. The discovery of the cell-to-cell transmission ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-06-07By Tingting Zheng