[Analysis of mutations A3243G, C3256T and mitochondrial deletions in 41 diabetic patients].

BACKGROUND Mutations or deletions of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) define a new diabetes subtype. PATIENTS AND METHOD The A3243G and C3256T mutations and mtDNA deletions were studied in 41 diabetic patients with maternally inherited diabetes mellitus or deafness. RESULTS The A3243G mutation was found in one out of forty-one diabetic patients (2.4%). Neither… (More)