Biol Psychiatry 2019 05 19;85(9):769-781. Epub 2018 Dec 19.
Department of Pathophysiology, Key Lab of Neurological Disorder of Education Ministry, School of Basic Medicine, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China; Institute of Brain Research, Collaborative Innovation Center for Brain Science, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China; National Research Center for Geriatric Diseases, Xiangya Hospital, and Center for Medical Genetics, School of Life Science, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China. Electronic address:
Background: Death-associated protein kinase 1 (DAPK1) is a widely distributed serine/threonine kinase that is critical for cell death in multiple neurological disorders, including Alzheimer's disease and stroke. However, little is known about the role of DAPK1 in the pathogenesis of Parkinson's disease (PD), the second most common neurodegenerative disorder.
Methods: We used Western blot and immunohistochemistry to evaluate the alteration of DAPK1. Read More