Genetics of Parkinson's disease.

@article{Mizuno1999GeneticsOP,
  title={Genetics of Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Yoshikuni Mizuno and Nobutaka Hattori and Hideo Mori},
  journal={Biomedicine & pharmacotherapy = Biomedecine & pharmacotherapie},
  year={1999},
  volume={53 3},
  pages={109-16}
}
Here we review familial Parkinson's disease from clinical, as well as molecular genetic aspects. To date, two genes responsible for familial Parkinson's disease have been identified: one is the alpha-synuclein gene located in the long arm of chromosome 4, and the other is the parkin gene located in the long arm of chromosome 6. The mode of inheritance of… CONTINUE READING