Probiotic Strain of B. Subtilis Halts Alpha-synuclein Aggregation in Round Worms

Probiotic Strain of B. Subtilis Halts Alpha-synuclein Aggregation in Round Worms
A probiotic strain of the bacteria Bacillus subtilis called PXN21 can prevent the buildup of the protein alpha-synuclein — one of the hallmarks of Parkinson’s disease — in the round worm C. elegans, researchers reports. This finding warrants further investigation to assess the therapeutic potential of dietary supplements containing B. subtilis to treat patients with Parkinson’s, they noted. The study, ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2020-04-10By Joana Carvalho, PhD