Tag: mitochondria

Babies with three genetic parents

DNA from three different people

The innovative technology called three genetic parents has been recently approved in the UK. This technology might be the reproductive solution for several couples who cannot have children due to mitochondrial diseases.

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Sperm’s journey to the egg

Obstacles in the female reproductive tract

Since its formation to the fertilization of the egg, spermatozoids have to cross a complicated path full of obstacles. Only one spermatozoid will overcome all the barriers and fertilize the egg, creating therefore a new being.

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