Apoptosis and Parkinson's disease.

Abstract

Parkinson's disease (PD) is a severe and progressive neurodegenerative disease. It is the second most common neurodegenerative disease, after Alzheimer's disease. It is caused by the selective loss of the dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra (SN) pars compacta. Although subject to intensive research, the etiology of PD is still enigmatic and… (More)

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@article{Lev2003ApoptosisAP, title={Apoptosis and Parkinson's disease.}, author={Nirit Lev and Eldad Melamed and Daniel Offen}, journal={Progress in neuro-psychopharmacology & biological psychiatry}, year={2003}, volume={27 2}, pages={245-50} }