First Photoactive Drug to fight Parkinson’s Disease


Source: University of Barcelona

Summary: An international team has designed the first potentially therapeutic photoactive drug, MRS7145, to fight Parkinson’s disease.


 MRS7145

Credit: Universidad de Barcelona


More Information: Jaume Taura et al, “Remote control of movement disorders using a photoactive adenosine A 2A receptor antagonist”, Journal of Controlled Release (2018). DOI: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2018.05.033 


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