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Specific splice variants are associated with Parkinson's disease.
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Mov Disord 2013 Sep;
Authors: Jose A Santiago, Clemens R Scherzer, , Judith A Potashkin
Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, The Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Diagnosis of Parkinson's disease (PD) currently relies on assessment of motor symptoms. Recently, sensitive, specific, and readily available splice variant-specific biomarkers were identified in peripheral blood from participants in the Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarkers in Parkinson Disease study.
PMID: 24108702 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]