Parkinson's pathogenesis

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This page is an introduction to the pathogenesis of Parkinson's disease. It will introduce the consensus as it is currently emerging about how the disease starts and develops at the cellular level.

The topics and subpages will elaborate on these ideas and reference the evidence for them.

Genetics[edit]

"Defects in SNCA [Gene ID: 6622] have been implicated in the pathogenesis of Parkinson disease."[1]

"A heterozygous guanine to cytosine mutation at the first base of codon 389 in MAPT [GeneID: 4137] is identified in a case of juvenile frontotemporal dementia with parkinsonism."[2]

Related pages[edit]

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Subpages:

Current Parkinson's Paradigm
PD pathogenesis map

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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