Mitochondrial DNA haplogroup T is associated with coronary artery disease and diabetic retinopathy: a case control study


There is strong and consistent evidence that oxidative stress is crucially involved in the development of atherosclerotic vascular disease. Overproduction of reactive oxygen species (ROS) in mitochondria is an unifying mechanism that underlies micro- and macrovascular atherosclerotic disease. Given the central role of mitochondria in energy and ROS… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2350-10-35


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