North American white mitochondrial haplogroups in prostate and renal cancer.

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PURPOSE While the mitochondrion is known to be a key mediator of apoptosis, there has been little inquiry into the inheritance pattern of mitochondria in patients with cancer. We compared the mtDNA haplotype in patients with prostate and renal cancer to that in controls to determine if there is an association between mitochondrial genotype and cancer… (More)

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@article{Booker2006NorthAW, title={North American white mitochondrial haplogroups in prostate and renal cancer.}, author={Lyra M Booker and Geoffrey M Habermacher and Benjamin C Jessie and Qi Carrie Sun and Amanda K Baumann and Mahul B. Amin and So Dug Lim and Carina Fernandez-Golarz and Robert H Lyles and Michael D. Brown and Fray F. Marshall and John A. Petros}, journal={The Journal of urology}, year={2006}, volume={175 2}, pages={468-72; discussion 472-3} }