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Integrate the Mitochondrial Genome into the Nuclear Genome | Abstract
Bioenergetics: Open Access

Bioenergetics: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-7662

Abstract

Integrate the Mitochondrial Genome into the Nuclear Genome

Xinkun Wang

The mitochondrion is not an ideal location for storing genetic information. Evolution has relocated most of the mitochondrial genome to the nucleus. Transferring all remaining mitochondrial DNA to the nucleus might be an effective approach to cure mitochondrial diseases and slow down aging.

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