Novel and functional ABCB1 gene variant in sporadic Parkinson's disease.


Parkinson's disease (PD) is a common progressive neurodegenerative disease. Most cases of PD are sporadic, which is caused by interaction of genetic and environmental factors. To date, genetic causes for sporadic PD remain largely unknown. ATP-binding cassette sub-family B member 1 (ABCB1) is a membrane-associated protein that acts as an efflux transporter… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.neulet.2014.02.025