Iron and Parkinson's disease.

Abstract

Multiple studies implicate iron in the pathophysiology of Parkinson's disease (PD). In the brains of patients with PD, iron levels are elevated and the levels of iron-binding proteins are abnormal. Iron has been suspected to contribute to PD because Fe(II) is known to promote oxidative damage. Recent studies suggest that an additional mechanism by which… (More)

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@article{Wolozin2002IronAP, title={Iron and Parkinson's disease.}, author={Benjamin Wolozin and Natalie Golts}, journal={The Neuroscientist : a review journal bringing neurobiology, neurology and psychiatry}, year={2002}, volume={8 1}, pages={22-32} }