August 27, 2009

Changing A Cell's Biological Battery

Oregon Health & Science University
researchers have replaced four baby
monkeys' defective mitochondrial DNA
(inherited from the mother) with
that from a healthy donor, opening
the door to controversial germline
engineering. Spindler, a baby rhesus
macaque, is one of only four monkeys
born with DNA from three parents...

Technology Review Aug. 26, 2009

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