Blood Levels of SIRT1 Protein May Mark Parkinson’s and Its Severity
Sep 17, 2020 07:00 am | Steve Bryson PhD
Lower-than-usual levels of the protein SIRT1 are evident in the blood of people with Parkinson’s disease, and correlate with greater disease severity and cognitive impairment, a study reported. A blood test of SIRT1 levels, for this reason, may serve as a biomarker in diagnosing the disease and in monitoring its progression. The study, “Reduced serum SIRT1 […]
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