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Mitochondrial disease

Powerhouse of disease

Nature volume 440, pages 600602 (30 March 2006) | Download Citation

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Many of the genes affecting mitochondria — tiny energy suppliers of cells — reside in the cell nucleus. Nick Lane joins the hunt for these sequences that may underpin diseases such as diabetes.

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