Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

Mitochondrial TRNL2 gene

The ensemble of all mitochondrial genes is tested if a mitochondrial disorder has to be diagnosed.


Research Method Carrier testing
Turnaround 5 days
Specimen type genomic DNA
Clinic Method Massive parallel sequencing
Turnaround 25 days
Specimen type genomic DNA

Related Diseases:



Tessa A et al. (1999) MtDNA-related idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy.


Grasso M et al. (2001) The mitochondrial DNA mutation T12297C affects a highly conserved nucleotide of tRNA(Leu(CUN)) and is associated with dilated cardiomyopathy.


Fu K et al. (1996) A novel heteroplasmic tRNAleu(CUN) mtDNA point mutation in a sporadic patient with mitochondrial encephalomyopathy segregates rapidly in skeletal muscle and suggests an approach to therapy.


Weber K et al. (1997) A new mtDNA mutation showing accumulation with time and restriction to skeletal muscle.

Update: Sept. 26, 2018