Parkinson’s disease, dopaminergic drugs and the plant world

Parkinson’s disease, dopaminergic drugs and the plant world
Front Pharmacol. 2022 Sep 5;13:970714. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2022.970714. eCollection 2022.ABSTRACTA large proportion of drugs used for the treatment of neurological disorders relate to naturally occurring compounds, many of which are plant alkaloids. This is particularly true of Parkinson's disease (PD). The pharmacopoeia of PD has strong botanical origins, while major discoveries about the neurochemistry of the basal ganglia came from the ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2022-09-22By Peter Kempster