mitochondrial deoxyribonucleic acid

mitochondrial deoxyribonucleic acid

[‚mīd·ə¦kän·drē·əl dē¦äk·sē‚rī·bō·nü′klē·ik ′as·əd]
(biochemistry)
The circular deoxyribonucleic acid duplex, generally 5 to 10 copies, contained within a mitochondrion and maternally inherited since only the egg cell contributes significant numbers of mitochondria to the zygote. Abbreviated mtDNA. Also known as mitochondrial genome.
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Lin et al., "Association of mitochondrial deoxyribonucleic acid 16189 variant (T [right arrow] C transition) with metabolic syndrome in Chinese adults," The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol.
Clayton, "The number of mitochondrial deoxyribonucleic acid genomes in mouse L and human HeLa cells.
Mitochondrial deoxyribonucleic acid 4977bp deletion is associated with diminished fertility and motility of human sperm.
Del Barrio's team used the D-loop mitochondrial deoxyribonucleic acid (mtDNA) approach in measuring the genetic link between samples taken from carabaos in the Philippines and in China.
Mitochondrial deoxyribonucleic acid 4977-bp deletion is associated with diminished fertility and motility of human sperm.
New sensitive method for the detection of the A3243G mutation of human mitochondrial deoxyribonucleic acid in diabetes mellitus patients by ligation-mediated polymerase chain reaction.
Mitochondrial deoxyribonucleic acid 4977 by deletion is associated with diminished fertility and motility of human sperm.

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