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Unlike previously described cytidine deaminases, this toxin catalyzes the deamination of cytidines within double-stranded DNA, the researchers said.

Researchers have uncovered three families in which individuals inherited mitochondrial DNA from their fathers, upending existing belief.

For the first time, researchers used mitochondrially targeted zinc-finger nucleases to induce specific elimination of mutant mtDNA across the heart.

UK regulators have approved the use of mitochondrial transfer in two cases, according to the Guardian.

The US Food and Drug Administration has sent a letter to a New York doctor, instructing him to stop marketing mitochondrial transfers, the Associated Press reports.

A pair of new studies evaluated whole-exome sequencing and other genetic tests in children with epilepsy and in other undiagnosed monogenic disease cases.

UK allows licenses for mitochondrial replacement therapy, Reuters reports.

More Babies Ahead

A fertility clinic in Mexico plans to perform additional mitochondrial replacement therapies next year, according to the New Scientist.

Ready for Transfers

Mitochondrial replacement therapy may soon be occurring in the UK, according to the Guardian.

New Baby Boy

New York-based doctors announce the birth of a baby boy whose parents underwent mitochondrial transfer therapy, New Scientist reports.

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Two COVID-19 vaccine developers have released their trial protocols to build public trust, the New York Times reports.

A new analysis finds the rapid COVID-19 test from DnaNudge to be highly accurate, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: global citizens' assembly on genome-editing technologies proposed, epigenetic markers predict metformin response, and more.

According to the Verge, many US states are not including positive results from rapid COVID-19 testing in their case numbers.