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Living with Dementia

Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

TB and Parkinson’s disease linked by unique protein

A protein at the center of Parkinson’s disease research now also has been found to play a key role in causing the destruction of bacteria that cause tuberculosis, according to scientists led by UC San Francisco microbiologist and tuberculosis expert Jeffery Cox, PhD.

The protein, named Parkin, already is the focus of intense investigation… TB and Parkinson’s disease linked by unique protein   

Alzheimer’s Disease

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