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mtDNA (mitochondrial DNA)

Genetic information located within mitochondria, the cell's energy generators, rather than in the nucleus. Mitochondrial DNA is inherited solely through the maternal line, as sperm contribute no mitochondria to the fertilised egg.

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Advances in Assisted Reproduction: What Can We Expect? 11 October 2021 Comment
TV Review: DNA Family Secrets 12 April 2021 Review
Mitochondria linked to stem cell transplant rejection 27 August 2019 News
DNA study may have implications for mitochondrial donation 3 June 2019 News
Native American man's DNA traced back 17,000 years 13 May 2019 News
First baby born in mitochondrial donation for infertility trial 15 April 2019 News
Mitochondrial DNA can be inherited from fathers 3 December 2018 News
Genome editing works in mitochondrial DNA for first time 1 October 2018 News
Mitochondria key to reversing wrinkles and hair loss in mice 30 July 2018 News
Australia's careful step towards legalising mitochondrial donation 9 July 2018 Comment
Is genetic relatedness worth the risks and costs of mitochondrial replacement? 14 May 2018 Comment
Women selected for mitochondrial donation in UK 5 February 2018 News
The wild east and the worried west: pioneers or outlaws? 15 January 2018 Comment
Autism linked to grandmothers' smoking 2 May 2017 News
Mitochondrial replacement techniques, Mexico and the legal unknowns 24 April 2017 Comment
Method behind first successful mitochondrial replacement therapy revealed 3 April 2017 News
Infertile couple have baby using mitochondrial donation 23 January 2017 News
Expert panel approve cautious use of mitochondrial donation in the UK 5 December 2016 News
Autism link to mutations in mitochondria 7 November 2016 News
Mitochondrial donation technique used in Ukraine, doctors claim 17 October 2016 News
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