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N-Acetyl Cysteine May Support Dopamine Neurons in Parkinson's Disease: Preliminary Clinical and Cell Line Data

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Originally published June 16, 2016 in PLoS ONE 11(6): e0157602

By Daniel A. Monti, George Zabrecky, Daniel Kremens, Tsao-Wei Liang, Nancy A. Wintering, Jingli Cai, Xiatao Wei, Anthony J. Bazzan, Li Zhong, Brendan Bowen, Charles M. Intenzo, Lorraine Iacovitti, Andrew B. Newberg

Abstract

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The purpose of this study was to assess the biological and clinical effects of n-acetyl-cysteine (NAC) in Parkinson’s disease (PD).

PICTURE: Pre and post NAC DaTscans (left and right respectively) from one particularly responsive patient shows a substantial increase in dopamine transporter binding in the basal ganglia (arrows).

LINK: faim.org/n-acetyl-cysteine-...

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Very interesting, thank you very much!!! Gio

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