On the Role of Mining Exposure in Epigenetic Effects in Parkinson’s Disease

Abstract

To explore the possible influence of heavy metal mining on incidence of Parkinson’s disease (PD), global DNA methylation was assessed in blood samples from a population of PD patients (n = 45) and control subjects (n = 52) in Antofagasta neighborhood, a Chilean city built for exclusive use of mining companies. Comparisons were made with PD subjects (n = 52… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12640-017-9736-7

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