Newsclip®: [Health] 'Piggybacking' mitochondrial DNA can compromise mitochondrial replacement therapy -- ScienceDaily

"Mitochondrial replacement therapy shows promise for preventing the inheritance of mitochondrial DNA diseases. However, small amounts of mitochondrial DNA can sometimes hitch a ride with the transferred nucleus, and a new study shows that this DNA can override the mitochondria in the donor cell. The findings may call into question the beneficial effect of nuclear transfer for mitochondrial replacement therapy.", www.sciencedaily.com


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