The Philadelphia Inquirer featured research by Changhan David Lee of the USC Leonard Davis School that found mitochondria help transfer vital genetic information within a cell. The discovery opens up treatment possibilities for diseases as another target for therapies. The researchers found that although the nucleus was thought to have complete control of a cell’s genetic material, mitochondria also play a significant role as well.
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