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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 […]

World of Genomics: Egypt

For the latest in the World of Genomics series, we go to the home of ancient Egyptians in the Arab […]

Effect of WGS on clinical management in acutely ill infants

Whole-genome sequencing (WGS) shows promise as a first-line genetic test for acutely ill infants. However, before wide-spread adoption and implementation, […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 28th August

Keeping up can be hard – so we have done it for you! Below, we have gathered some of the […]

Investigating persister cells in lung cancer

Persister cells in cancerous tumours are a major contributor to treatment resistance. Unfortunately, these rare cells are not well understood. […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Denisovans and direwolves – unearthing the stories in ancient DNA

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, presenter Dr Kat Arney chats to researchers who are delving back into the […]