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Meet to go into DNA disorders inherited from mothers

10 December 2011

HYDERABAD: There are genetic diseases which you inherit only from your mother. Some of these are known but there could be many more we don’t know about. Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA), through which genetic diseases are passed on, are inherited by both male and female children from their mother. 

‘Mitochondria in Biology and Medicine’ is the topic of discussion at the first annual conference of the Society for Mitochondrial Research and Medicine at the CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology on December 9 and 10. ….

Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/Meet-to-go-into-DNA-disorders-inherited-from-mothers/articleshow/11052038.cms

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Written by csirindia

December 10, 2011 at 8:40 pm

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