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Mitochondrial DNA polymerase is necessary for the destruction of paternal mtDNA in fruit fly sperm, scientists show.

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The plant Lophophytum pilfers mitochondrial genes from the species it parasitizes.

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image: Opinion: Ethical Considerations of “Three-Parent” Babies

Opinion: Ethical Considerations of “Three-Parent” Babies

By | December 22, 2016

Mitochondrial replacement therapy raises important societal and ethical concerns, but should be embraced for its utility in preventing disease.

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From sequencing bacteriophages to synthesizing bacterial genomes to defining a minimal genome

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