In order to achieve the birth of healthy children whose mothers have mitochondrial disease or are carriers of defective mitochondria, it is necessary to resort to in vitro fertilization because the embryo's core has to be manipulated.
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By Andrea Rodrigo B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Sandra Fernández B.A., M.A. (fertility counselor).
Last Update: 02/17/2016