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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.

2009-12-17 16:57:01

University of Oregon-made technique is putting new light on machinery driving intracellular transport.

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.

2009-10-02 08:26:29

Flies fed an "anti-Atkins" low protein diet live longer because their mitochondria function better.

2009-09-24 13:58:36

Researchers are delving into abnormal gene function in mitochondria, structures within cells that power our lives.

2009-09-24 11:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers are delving into abnormal gene function in mitochondria, structures within cells that power our lives. Mitochondria are the place where energy is generated from the most basic molecules of food.

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).


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