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Can DNA transplant cure mitochondrial errors?
« on: 30/10/2012 15:00:54 »
Faults in mitochondria the so-called powerhouse of a cell are the cause of a number of human disorders.  Now, researchers in Oregon have demonstrated successful replacement of mitochondrial DNA in egg cells that then developed into healthy animals...

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