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Mitochondrial Replacement Techniques – Maternal Spindle Transfer
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Mitochondrial Replacement Techniques – Maternal Spindle Transfer

Mitochondrial replacement techniques (MRT) in general are designed to prevent the transmission of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) diseases from mother to child. These diseases vary in presentation and severity, but common symptoms include developmental delays, seizures, weakness and fatigue, muscle weakness, vision loss, and heart problems, leading to morbidity and in some cases premature death. The...

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