Funding for this research was provided by:
Programa Operacional Temático Factores de Competitividade (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016428 (ref.: SAICTPAC/0010/2015))
FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P., (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-029311 (ref.: PTDC/BTM-TEC/29311/2017), PTDC/NEU-NMC/0205/2012, UIDB/04539/2020, and POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016795 (ref.: PTDC/NEU-SCC/7051/2014).)
FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-029516 (PTDC/MED-NEU/29516/2017))
Text and Data Mining valid from 2020-04-03
Received: 10 December 2019
Accepted: 11 March 2020
First Online: 3 April 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All PD patients and control subjects signed informed consent forms, and all procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional research committees and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that the research was conducted in the absence of any commercial or financial relationships that could be construed as a potential conflict of interest.