Weber Medicine & Clinical Case Reports

Nov 2019, Vol. 8 (1), ISSN:2449-1624

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Research Article

The Role of the Gut in Parkinsons Disease

Dominic Worku* & Roseanna Matt

University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom.

Accepted 20th October, 2019; Available Online 11th November, 2019.


Parkinson's disease is a condition characterized by alpha synuclein deposition. Increasingly it has become apparent that gastrointestinal features of the condition predate motor symptoms. This has been found to correlate with alpha synuclein deposition within the gut raising the possibility of a gut origin of the disease mediated by microbiota dysregulation. This short review explores this..

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