Medical Genetics Program of Southwestern Ontario

Mitochondrial Learning Tool
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Welcome to the mitochondrial learning tool webpage! The goal of this site is to not simply provide information but to serve a greater purpose – to help families better understand the biology of mitochondria and the mechanisms associated with mitochondrial disease. This learning tool is a comprehensive resource with illustrations and animations to better explain the basic concepts of biology, diseases, the genetics of disease inheritance and much more
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Organ Systems

Mitochondria are abundant in nearly all areas of the body. Mitochondrial diseases truly tie together all areas of medicine.




Disclaimer: This website provides an educational resource only. This should no way serve as an alternative to seeking medical attention from a physician or counselling from a qualified genetic counsellor. If you suspect you are ill, a diagnosis can only be made after a consultation with a medical professional with an expertise in the area of mitochondrial medicine.