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Mitochondrial diseases can arise from mutations either in mitochondrial DNA or in nuclear DNA encoding mitochondrially destined proteins. Currently, there is no cure for these diseases although treatments to ameliorate a subset of the symptoms are being developed. In this issue of EMBO Molecular Medicine, Khan etal () use a mouse model to test the efficacy of a simple dietary supplement of nicotinamide riboside to treat and prevent mitochondrial myopathies.
Author(s): Lightowlers RN, Chrzanowska-Lightowlers ZMA
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: EMBO Molecular Medicine
Print publication date: 16/05/2014
ISSN (print): 1757-4676
ISSN (electronic): 1757-4684
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing
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