• Novel mechanism protects mitochondrial DNA

    9 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Researchers have discovered a novel mechanism safeguarding mitochondrial DNA. A central part of the protective mechanism is an unusual enzyme, PrimPol, which can re-initiate mitochondrial DNA replication after damage.
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  • Study helps understand basic mechanisms of mitochondrial DNA maintenance

    9 days ago - By News Medical

    Researchers at the University of Eastern Finland have discovered a novel mechanism safeguarding mitochondrial DNA. The study, published in PNAS earlier this week, was carried out in close collaboration with research groups from CBMSO in Madrid, Spain, and Umeå University in Sweden.
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