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mtDNA

abbr.
mitochondrial DNA

mtDNA

abbreviation for
(Genetics) mitochondrial deoxyribonucleic acid. See mitochondrial DNA

mtDNA

mitochondrial DNA.
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Therefore, it is important to study the genetic structure and differentiation of Tongren rice frog populations and estimate gene flow among different rice frog populations in this area by using techniques such as mtDNA analysis, which would be helpful to further access environment of the local area.
Excessive production of ROS; causing damage to cellular components such as nDNA, proteins, lipids, and mtDNA (12).
To date, the sequences of the mtDNA cytochrome b gene of Agu pigs have matched perfectly with those of Meishan and Jinhua pigs [8].
Unlike the remains interred in the NMCP, the remains excavated from their original wartime burial locations regularly yield mtDNA sequences through traditional Sanger method analysis and can be used for nuclear DNA testing.
The clinical manifestations, neuroimaging signs, muscular pathology, as well as the serological and CSF characteristics of 13 patients positive for mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) mutations were further analyzed.
The academic then pointed out that based on scientific evidence, the Malay set of mtDNA is 63,000 years old when compared to the Chinese mtDNA that is 43,000 years old.
"We show that the white blood cells in the immune system can release mtDNA outside the cells in an active process in response to infectious agents such as bacteria and viruses.
T to C substitution at mtDNA position 16189, within the regulatory displacement loop (D-loop), produces an uninterrupted polycytosine stretch (poly-C) which interferes with mtDNA replication [10-12].
ROS is produced by mitochondrial respiratory chain and may alter the mtDNA copy number (19).
We describe herein 2 cases of patients, who were treated at our center for primary infertility, where a lack of correlation between mtDNA content and chromosomal information of the embryos could be observed.
Methylation of mtDNA in a variety of tissues varies with aging, disease states, environmental exposure, and certain drugs.
mtDNA haplogroups and their characteristic SNPs--for example, m.10398A/G [2], m.5178C/A [3], and m.152T/C [4]--can be advantageous or detrimental and have been implicated in a number of diseases and pathological conditions, including cancer [5], aging [6], diabetes [7], osteoarthritis [8], schizophrenia [9], and Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy [10].