CXCL12/CXCR4 Blood Levels Can Help Diagnose Inflammation Linked to Parkinson’s, Study Suggests

CXCL12/CXCR4 Blood Levels Can Help Diagnose Inflammation Linked to Parkinson’s, Study Suggests
Measuring blood levels of the signaling molecule CXCL12 and its receptor CXCR4 may help identify active inflammation in Parkinson’s disease patients, a study suggests. The study, “CXCL12 and CXCR4 in the Peripheral Blood of Patients with Parkinson’s Disease,” was published in Neuroimmunomodulation. CXCL12 is a small protein called a chemokine that triggers immune cells to the site of inflammation where they ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2018-11-21By Alice Melão