Epigenetic mechanisms in Parkinson's disease.

  title={Epigenetic mechanisms in Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Ya Jing Feng and Joseph Jankovic and Yun-cheng Wu},
  journal={Journal of the neurological sciences},
  volume={349 1-2},
Parkinson's disease (PD) is the second most common age-related neurodegenerative disease, but its pathogenesis is not fully understood. The selective neuronal cell death in PD has been considered to result from a complex interaction between genetic and environmental factors, but the nature of the relationship between the two chief modifiers remains to be… CONTINUE READING