The neglected genome

EMBO Rep. 2012 Jun 1;13(6):473-4. doi: 10.1038/embor.2012.57.


The mitochondrial genome, though tiny, is vital to life. Modern high-throughput investigations should pay closer attention to this minute genetic treasure trove.

MeSH terms

  • DNA, Mitochondrial / genetics
  • Genetic Markers
  • Genetic Testing / methods
  • Genome, Mitochondrial*
  • Genome-Wide Association Study / methods
  • Humans


  • DNA, Mitochondrial
  • Genetic Markers