Category Archives: Mitochondrial transfer

Performing single-cell surgery with a laser-powered nanoblade.


Mitochondria, often called the cell’s energy powerhouse, are small organelles which reside in a cell’s cytoplasm and convert food into energy or building blocks.  Mutations in mitochondrial DNA, or mtDNA, can cause devastating diseases that mainly affect tissues and cells with high-energy demands.  Although specific mtDNA diseases are rare, the collective prevalence of mtDNA diseases from all types of mtDNA

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