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A New Dawn for Mitochondrial Genome Editing

Written by Bethany Hoernfeldt, Science Writer  Researchers have successfully facilitated A-to-G base conversion in mitochondrial DNA, ushering in a new […]

Mitochondrial DNA levels may underlie human diseases

A new study, published in eLife, has identified mitochondrial DNA levels as a potential biomarker of diseases such as cancer […]

Mitochondrial DNA is released by cigarette smoke

In a recent study, researchers have discovered that mitochondrial DNA is released extracellularly upon exposure to cigarette smoke and in […]

Mitochondrial DNA genotype-phenotype interactions

A recent study has found that genetic variants in mitochondrial DNA could increase the risk of developing several common diseases, […]

Combination therapy for mitochondrial disorders

Study shows how one specific combination therapy may provide measurable benefits to patients with mitochondrial respiratory chain disorders. Mitochondrial disorders […]

Mitochondrial stress: a phenotype of spaceflight

Spaceflight is known to impact human physiology, but the distinct molecular aetiologies are unknown. In a recent study, published in […]

A major cause of rare mitochondrial disease found

A study from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) has found a genetic cause for a rare disease that causes […]

Mice live longer with nasal gene therapy

Healthy human life expansion has long been relegated to the realm of science fiction. New research harnessing an endemic virus […]

A History of Sequencing

Nucleic acid sequencing has become an integral part of modern biomedical research. The advances in sequencing technology, from its invention […]

A New Role for Glycolysis in Cancer Cells – Protecting Cells from Damage

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer A recent study in Nature Communications shows that not all cancer cells within a […]