Protein-linked sugars are crucial for the uptake of proteins linked to Parkinson’s disease

Protein-linked sugars are crucial for the uptake of proteins linked to Parkinson’s disease
Parkinson's disease, a neurodegenerative disorder that affects more than 6 million people worldwide, is caused by the buildup of alpha-synuclein proteins in the brain. The biological function of alpha-synuclein is still not well understood, but because of its role in neurodegenerative diseases, researchers are actively studying this protein to understand the mechanisms of the disease and to look for new ... read more
Source: Medical XpressPublished on 2019-07-03