By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences sees an "urgent need" for new ways to detect mitochondrial dysfunction, which is associated with a number of major diseases, and has committed $2.5 million this year to fund research into biomarkers for such dysfunctions caused by the environment.

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