Published in Cardiovascular Device Liability Week, August 24th, 2008
"Point mutations in POLG and TK2 result in clinical diseases associated with mtDNA depletion and organ dysfunction. Pyrimidine analogs (NRTIs) inhibit Pol gamma and mtDNA replication. Cardiac ''dominant negative'' murine transgenes (TGs; Pol gamma Y955C, and TK2 H121N or I212N) defined the role of each in the heart. mtDNA abundance, histopathological features, histochemistry, mitochondrial protein abundance,...
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