Friday, December 21, 2018

Genetic models of Parkinson's disease -- review article and database

Breger LS, Fuzzati Armentero MT. Genetically engineered animal models of Parkinson's disease: from worm to rodent. Eur J Neurosci. 2018 Dec 14. PMID: 30552719.

From the abstract: "Parkinson's disease (PD) is a progressive neurological disorder ... The EU Joint Programme - Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) has promoted the creation of an online database aiming at summarising the different features of experimental models of Parkinson's disease. This review discusses available genetic models of PD and the extent to which they adequately mirror the human pathology ..."

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