Inflamed monkey guts produce Parkinson’s-related proteins

The intestinal linings of monkeys with inflamed bowels show chemical alterations similar to abnormal protein deposits in the brains of Parkinson’s patients, lending support to the idea that inflammation may play a key role in the development of the degenerative neurological disorder. A study published by University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers today in the Journal of Inflammation Research found phosphorylated alpha-synuclein—a […]

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