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Latest Mitochondrial genetics Stories

2010-12-02 21:48:27

Austrian researchers have uncovered mutations throughout the mitochondrial genome that are associated with prostate cancer.

2010-10-28 12:38:00

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

2010-10-21 00:44:49

The evolution of complex life is strictly dependent on mitochondria, the tiny power stations found in all complex cells.

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2010-08-17 15:25:00

The most robust statistical examination to date of our species' genetic links to "mitochondrial Eve" -- the maternal ancestor of all living humans -- confirms that she lived about 200,000 years ago.

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2010-08-08 21:01:18

Researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have uncovered a role for an essential cell protein in shuttling RNA into the mitochondria, the energy-producing 'power plant' of the cell.

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2010-08-06 09:15:00

Why do we grow old and what can we do to stop it?

2010-06-30 12:30:33

The initial peopling of North America from Asia occurred approximately 15,000-18,000 years ago, however estimations of the genetic diversity of the first settlers have remained inaccurate.

2010-06-07 14:07:55

A lesson from flashy Central American warblers.

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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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2010-02-18 07:45:00

Ancient European aurochs that have been extinct since the 17th century are having their DNA analyzed by scientists, after bone samples were found in a cave in England.


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