Browsing Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry by Author "Balafkan, Novin"
Association between the number of CAG repeats in polymerase gamma and Parkinson disease in the Norwegian population Balafkan, Novin (The University of Bergen, 2012-06-01)Parkinson disease (PD) is a common neurodegenerative movement disorder that increases in prevalence with age. It is characterized clinically by resting tremor, rigidity, bradykinesia, and failing balance, and is due ...Master thesis
Tzoulis, Charalampos; Tran, Gia Tuong Thi; Coxhead, Jonathan; Bertelsen, Bjørn; Lilleng, Peer Kåre; Balafkan, Novin; Payne, Brendan; Miletic, Hrvoje; Chinnery, Patrick F.; Bindoff, Laurence (Wiley, 2014-07)Objective: Polymerase gamma (POLG) mutations are a common cause of mitochondrial disease and have also been linked to neurodegeneration and aging. We studied the molecular mechanisms underlying POLG-related neurodegeneration ...Journal article