Damaged Protein Reveals Parkinson’s Destructive Course in Mice

Damaged Protein Reveals Parkinson’s Destructive Course in Mice

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Digital illustration comparing dopamine levels in a normal neuron and one affected by Parkinson's disease. The Parkinson's affected neuron on the left produces a very low level of the neurotransmitter dopamine. The neuron on the right supplies a normal amount of dopamine to the synapse.