Blocking a Key Enzyme Stops Parkinson’s Symptoms in Mice Models

Blocking a Key Enzyme Stops Parkinson’s Symptoms in Mice Models
The image above shows the misfolded alpha-synuclein protein clumping in a neuron in Parkinsonian brain tissue. Researchers at Johns Hopkins say they have gleaned two important new clues in the fight against Parkinson's (PD): that blocking an enzyme called c-Abl prevents the disease in Parkinsonian mice models and that a chemical tag on a second protein may signal the disorder's presence ... read more
Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2017-05-11