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Alpha-synuclein

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Alpha-synuclein is a protein that is a major contributor to Parkinson's disease. The protein is normally thought to help cells communicate with one another. However, in certain cases, it is known to impede motor function.[1]


References

  1. "Alpha-Synuclein and Parkinson's Disease." Brain Briefings. August 2001. Society for Neuroscience. Accessed on July 29, 2008.