Sometimes more is more: raising mitochondrial DNA copy number could treat disease

Mitochondria are the power plants of our cells and are descendants of cooperating bacteria. A study in mice shows that increasing the copies of mitochondria’s own DNA could be used as therapy for certain human diseases. Isabel Hofman Mitochondria are the power plants of eukaryotic cells, as the mitochondrial respiratory electron transport chain serves as… Read More Sometimes more is more: raising mitochondrial DNA copy number could treat disease