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Mitochondrial Diseases

"Mitochondrial Diseases" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Diseases caused by abnormal function of the MITOCHONDRIA. They may be caused by mutations, acquired or inherited, in mitochondrial DNA or in nuclear genes that code for mitochondrial components. They may also be the result of acquired mitochondria dysfunction due to adverse effects of drugs, infections, or other environmental causes.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Mitochondrial Diseases" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Mitochondrial Diseases" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 201 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 21 publications in 2013
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