Profile of microRNAs in the plasma of Parkinson’s disease patients and healthy controls

We found miR-331-5p as a possible circulating miRNA in PD patients. This miRNA could be useful for diagnostic purposes or monitoring disease progression and treatment responses. However, our study was based on a limited number of patients at onset stage and requires further replication in larger cohorts of patients at different disease stages.

Reference: J Neurol, March 2013 DOI 10.1007/s00415-013-6900-8

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