Mitochondria: Integrators in tumorigenesis?

L. H. Augenlicht, B. G. Heerdt

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The mitochondrial genomes of tumor cells accumulate mutations during transformation. A new study raises questions regarding the way in which mutations accumulate and has implications for the potential role of mitochondrial function in tumor phenotype.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)104-105
Number of pages2
JournalNature Genetics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 26 2001


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  • Genetics

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