Method of proof and evidences for the concept that mitochondrial genome is a thrifty genome.

  • Hong Kyu Lee
  • Published 2001 in Diabetes research and clinical practice

Abstract

A hypothesis that mitochondrial genome itself is the thrifty genome has been advanced, as both its mutation, or quality, and amount in the peripheral blood, or quantity, are found to have close relationship to diabetes mellitus, or more specifically insulin resistance. Mere presence of relationship, however, does not establish cause-effect relation. Usually… (More)

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