Effect of Pathologic Alpha-Synuclein Injection (image) Cell Press Share Print E-Mail Caption The images are of DAT scans of mice injected in gut with pathologic alpha-synuclein on the right and control injected animals on the left. Note the loss of dopamine in the striatum of mice injected with pathologic alpha-synuclein. Credit Ted Dawson et al. / Neuron, 2019 Usage Restrictions Credit required. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.