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Gaucher's and Parkinson's Disease: Together at Last

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Science Translational Medicine  04 Nov 2009:
Vol. 1, Issue 5, pp. 5ec17
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3000546

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Sixteen centers from around the world joined forces in a study that unearthed two point mutations in the Gaucher-related glucocerebrosidase gene that were strongly associated with Parkinson's disease.