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N Engl J Med. 2015 Feb 26;372(9):885-887. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1500960. Epub 2015 Jan 28.

Mitochondrial donation--how many women could benefit?

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Newcastle University Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom doug.turnbull@newcastle.ac.uk.
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Abstract

Mitochondrial disease is maternally inherited and refractory to treatment, but assisted reproduction methods can result in unaffected pregnancies. The authors provide estimates of the number of affected pregnancies per year in the United Kingdom and the United States.

PMID:
25629662
PMCID:
PMC4481295
DOI:
10.1056/NEJMc1500960
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