Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

Mitochondrial mutation

Mitochondrial mutations are mutations of DNA that is encapsulated in mitochondria. Those mutations exhibit a wide variability in frequency among cell of an organisms individuals of the same family (heteroplasmy). Inheritance is maternal.

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