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Amount of mitochondrial DNA predicts frailty mortality in

Amount of mitochondrial DNA predicts frailty, mortality in humans

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The amount of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) found in a person’s blood could be used to predict his or her overall risk of frailty and death from any cause 10 to 15 years before the first...

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