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Parkinson's kinase has role in Crohn's disease

By Anette Breindl
Senior Science Editor

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Mutations in the leucine-rich repeat kinase 2 (LRRK2) have the largest known genetic influence on Parkinson's disease (PD). Now, researchers have reported that mutations in LRRK2 also influenced the risk of Crohn's disease.

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