Tag: Parkinson’t disease

Medical Research

Acupuncture promotes mTOR-independent autophagic clearance of aggregation-prone proteins in mouse brain

This study is a bit complicated.  They look at acupuncture at GB 34 and its effect on autophagy, dopamine and motor function in a mouse model of Parkinson’s condition. Though acupuncture increases autophagy of α-synuclein romoted the autophagic clearance of α-synuclein (α-syn), a well known aggregation-prone protein closely related to Parkinson’s disease (PD), in the…

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