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Gut feelings about α-synuclein in gastrointestinal biopsies: biomarker in the making?

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In recent years, several studies have investigated the potential of immunohistochemical detection of α-synuclein in the gastrointestinal tract to diagnose Parkinson's disease (PD). Although methodological heterogeneity has hindered comparability between studies, it has become increasingly apparent that the high sensitivity and specificity reported in preliminary studies has not been sustained in subsequent large-scale studies. What constitutes pathological α-synuclein in the alimentary canal ...

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10.1002/mds.26480

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neurosciences
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Movement Disorders Journal website
Volume:
31
Issue:
2
Pages:
193-202
Publication date:
2016-01-22
Acceptance date:
2015-10-15
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1531-8257
ISSN:
0885-3185
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pubs:577774
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uri:c2c025fa-4d52-4ee0-ae47-fd93a9e04f36
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uuid:c2c025fa-4d52-4ee0-ae47-fd93a9e04f36
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