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The Contribution of α-Synuclein to Parkinson's Disease - Video


Alpha-synuclein is a protein that, in humans, is encoded by the SNCA gene. ... Although the function of alpha-synuclein is not well understood, studies suggest that it plays a role in maintaining a supply of synaptic vesicles in presynaptic terminals by clustering synaptic vesicles.

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Well above my pay grade

Kia, being as your avatar is the cyclist, I assume you are a cyclist? How much cycling do you do and I imagine you feel it helps a great deal?

Kia17 in reply to MBAnderson


I love cycling but am not a cyclist. I do that 3-4 times a week (indoor stationary group cycling). It has helped me alot.

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