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Parkinson’s May Originate From Alpha-Synuclein Migrating From the Gut, Rat Study Shows - PDlink
New experimental evidence collected from rats shows that alpha-synuclein — the protein that causes Parkinson’s disease — can travel from the intestines to other organs, such as the heart and brain. These findings, reported in the study “Evidence for bidirectional and trans-synaptic parasympathetic and sympathetic propagation of alpha-synuclein in rats,” provide further support to the …