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Mitochondrial diseases

This PrimeView focuses on the mechanisms underlying the development of mitochondrial diseases, a group of genetic disorders caused by mutations in the mitochondrial or nuclear genomes that encode proteins involved in mitochondrial function.

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Mitochondrial diseases. Nat Rev Dis Primers 2, 16081 (2016).

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