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2010-12-01 05:50:00

Autistic children are more likely to have trouble producing cellular energy due to mitochondrial DNA abnormalities than their typically developing counterparts.

2010-10-28 12:38:00

--Studying the Cells' Power Plants, a Major Factor in Life Functions-- PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Douglas C.

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2010-04-16 08:22:16

Finds that cells without mitochondrial fusion have less mtDNA, more mutations in their mtDNA, and less ability to tolerate those mutations.

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2010-04-15 13:25:00

Embryos containing genetic material from a man and two women have been produced in a project that researchers are hailing as a “ray of hope” for thousands of families troubled by rare genetic diseases that can lead to heart failure, blindness, diabetes and even infant mortality.

2009-12-17 14:53:00

OMAHA, Neb., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Transgenomic, Inc.

2009-10-23 12:08:40

Soon you could be genetically screened for mitochondrial disorders quickly and comprehensively.

2009-08-27 22:26:00

WOBURN, Mass., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. researchers using CRi's Oosight(TM) imaging system have developed a gene transfer technique that has potential to prevent inherited diseases passed on from mothers to their children through mutated DNA in cell mitochondria.

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2009-08-27 06:20:00

Researchers believe they have found a way to avoid certain genetically inherited disorders through a special kind of in vitro fertilization (IVF).

2009-08-06 10:35:57

The normal aging process has long been linked to problems with cell respiration, the process through which the cells extract energy from nutrients


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