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Mitochondrial Biology and Disease

Edited by Yau-Huei Wei and Wan-Wan Lin

A thematic series in Journal of Biomedical Science

  1. Myoclonic epilepsy with ragged-red fibers (MERRF) syndrome is a rare inherited mitochondrial disease mainly caused by the m.8344A > G mutation in mitochondrial tRNALys gene, and usually manifested as complex neur...

    Authors: Yu-Ting Wu, Hui-Yi Tay, Jung-Tse Yang, Hsiao-Hui Liao, Yi-Shing Ma and Yau-Huei Wei
    Citation: Journal of Biomedical Science 2023 30:70
  2. Leber’s hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON) is a maternally inherited eye disease due to mutations in mitochondrial DNA. However, there is no effective treatment for this disease. LHON-linked ND6 14484T > C (p....

    Authors: Jing Wang, Yanchun Ji, Cheng Ai, Jia-Rong Chen, Dingyi Gan, Juanjuan Zhang, Jun Q. Mo and Min-Xin Guan
    Citation: Journal of Biomedical Science 2023 30:63