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Our Researchers at the Oxford Parkinson’s Disease Centre have shown that cell recycling in Parkinson’s may play a more complex role than previously thought.

A team including researchers from the Cragg and Wade-Martins Groups in the OPDC have shown that cell recycling in Parkinson’s may play a more complex role than previously thought.

These new results have been published in Cell Reports in a paper entitled "Impairment of Macroautophagy in Dopamine Neurons Has Opposing Effects on Parkinsonian Pathology and Behavior."

Read the full story on the Parkinson's UK website.

 

Research team:

Benjamin H.M.Hunn

Peter Oliver

Siv Vingill

Sarah Threlfell

Javier Alegre-Abarrategui

Morgane Magdelyns

Thierry Deltheil

Nora Bengoa-Vergniory

Milena Cioroch

Natalie M.Doig

Stephanie Cragg

Richard Wade-Martins

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