Parkinson Disease (PD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder with limited therapeutic options. In this issue of Cell, Martin et al. link PD protein leucine-rich repeat kinase 2 (LRRK2) to abnormalities of translational control, a pathogenic mechanism implicated in an increasing number of CNS neurodegenerative diseases, as well as in normal aging.
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- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)