News tagged with mitochondrial diseases

Britain authorises 'three-parent' babies

Britain on Tuesday became the first country in the world to allow the creation of babies with DNA from three people after MPs voted for the controversial procedure.

Feb 03, 2015
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A look at the UK's proposal to make babies from 3 people

As British lawmakers vote Tuesday on whether to legalize the creation of babies made from the DNA of three people, here are some questions and answers about the proposed techniques and the controversy surrounding them. ...

Feb 03, 2015
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Key dates in embryonic research

Britain's House of Commons votes Tuesday on allowing the use of donated DNA to create so-called "three-parent" babies to overcome mitochondrial diseases—disorders handed down along the maternal line. ...

Feb 03, 2015
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Applying proteomics to Parkinson's

(Medical Xpress)—Scientists studying two genes that are mutated in an early-onset form of Parkinson's disease have deciphered how normal versions of these genes collaborate to help rid cells of damaged ...

Oct 03, 2014
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