Latest Mitochondrial genetics Stories
Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) can give women at risk of passing on a mitochondrial DNA disorder to their offspring a good chance of being able to give birth to an unaffected child.
Around one in 20 men is infertile, but despite the best efforts of scientists, in many cases the underlying causes of infertility have remained a mystery.
A specific genetic defect in one Chinese family shows that high blood pressure was inherited from the mother.
A specific genetic defect in one Chinese family shows that high blood pressure was inherited from the female parent, researchers report in Circulation Research: Journal of the American Heart Association.
A fertility treatment designed to prevent some incurable inherited diseases, opens the possibility that children could be conceived from three biological parents.
Scientists have analyzed the genomes of humans and closely related primates and discovered over 500 regulatory regions that chimpanzees and mammals have that humans do not.
For the last several years, neurologists have been probing a connection between Parkinson's disease and problems with mitochondria, the miniature power plants of the cell.
A curious contagious cancer, found in dogs, wolves and coyotes, can repair its own genetic mutations by adopting genes from its host animal, according to a new study in the journal Science.
Medical researchers who crave a means of exploring the genetic culprits behind a host of neuromuscular disorders may have just had their wish granted by a team working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), where scientists have performed surgery on single cells to extract and examine their mitochondria.
MEDomics is seeing acceptance of its clinical tests for mitochondrial disease among the mitochondrial disease community. Azusa, CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2010 MEDomics provides NextGen sequence-based DNA diagnostic testing to enable personalized medicine in the genomics era and is transforming diagnostic testing for mitochondrial diseases.
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