A Microarray Analysis of Parkinson’s Disease: New Clues and Evaluation

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Abstract

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is complex and most likely results from an unknown combination of genetic and environmental factors. Here, we defined discrete genes (DGs) in a microarray analysis and found that the percentage of DGs versus all analyzable genes correlated with PD progression. Furthermore, this new parameter was also easily used to evaluate the therapeutic effect of high- frequency electro-acupuncture (EA), thus improving symptoms of PD model rats.

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Huo, L. , Liang, X. , He, Y. and Wang, X. (2015) A Microarray Analysis of Parkinson’s Disease: New Clues and Evaluation. Journal of Biosciences and Medicines, 3, 55-60. doi: 10.4236/jbm.2015.39009.

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