TWiN describes experiments demonstrating that gut injection of alpha-synuclein fibrils in mice converts endogenous alpha-synuclein to a pathologic form that spreads to the brain and leads to features of Parkinson’s disease.
Links for this episode
- Gut-brain alpha-synuclein transport in PD (Neuron) 4:23, 36:25
- Gut has a mind of its own (Colbert Report) 1:04:10
- Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks!
Music is by Ronald Jenkees
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