GCase Enzyme Activity Not Linked to Parkinson’s Risk, Severity

GCase Enzyme Activity Not Linked to Parkinson’s Risk, Severity

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GCase Enzyme Activity Not Linked to Parkinson’s Risk, Severity

The activity of the enzyme glucocerebrosidase, called GCase, is not tied to the risk of developing Parkinson’s, nor linked with the disease’s severity, a new analysis from Israel indicates. “We did not find an association with risk for” the early signs or symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, the researchers wrote, adding that “no … correlations were detected between GCase activity and disease severity measures.” The results were published in Movement Disorders, in a study titled “Glucocerebrosidase Activity…

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