Biomonitorization of iron accumulation in the substantia nigra from Lewy body disease patients

Abstract

Iron levels in the healthy human brain are known to be high in certain areas such as the substantia nigra (SN), and increase further with age. In addition, there is some evidence for a further increase in iron load in the SN of Parkinson's disease (PD) patients as compared to controls, which correlates with motor disability. Here, we have analyzed total… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.toxrep.2017.03.005

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