The distribution and risk effect of GBA variants in a large cohort of PD patients from Colombia and Peru.

Affiliation

Neuroscience Research Group, Medical Research Institute, Faculty of Medicine, University of Antioquia (UdeA), Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Mutations in the glucocerebrosidase (GBA) gene are an important risk factor for Parkinson's disease (PD). However, most GBA genetic studies in PD have been performed in patients of European origin and very few data are available in other populations.

Keywords

Colombia,GBA,Gaucher's disease,Genetics,Glucocerebrosidase,Parkinson's disease,Peru,

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