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Characterization of Parkinson's disease using blood-based biomarkers: A multicohort proteomic analysis.

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Summary of "Characterization of Parkinson's disease using blood-based biomarkers: A multicohort proteomic analysis."

Parkinson's disease (PD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease affecting about 5 million people worldwide with no disease-modifying therapies. We sought blood-based biomarkers in order to provide molecular characterization of individuals with PD for diagnostic confirmation and prediction of progression.

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Name: PLoS medicine
ISSN: 1549-1676
Pages: e1002931

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