Rapamycin

Researchers in Israel have experimented with Rapamycin treatment of cell cultures heteroplasmic for LHON G11778A.

They believe that the Rapamycin triggers the destruction of the mutation-carrying mitochondria, and the cells create new mitochondria without the G11778A mutation. ()http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24101601()

 

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