Mitochondrial myopathy

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Mitochondrial myopathy

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Mitochondrial myopathy" returned 108 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Effect of L-carnitine on exercise performance in patients with mitochondrial myopathy.
 

Author(s): A C Gimenes, D M Bravo, L M NĂ¡polis, M T Mello, A S B Oliveira, J A Neder, L E Nery

Journal: Braz. J. Med. Biol. Res.. 2015 Apr;48(4):354-62.

 

Exercise intolerance due to impaired oxidative metabolism is a prominent symptom in patients with mitochondrial myopathy (MM), but it is still uncertain whether L-carnitine supplementation is beneficial for patients with MM. The aim of our study was to investigate the effects of L-carnitine ...

Last Updated: 27 Apr 2015

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Axial mitochondrial myopathy in a patient with rapidly progressive adult-onset scoliosis.
 

Author(s): Annie Hiniker, Lee-Jun Wong, Sigurd Berven, Cavatina K Truong, Adekunle M Adesina, Marta Margeta

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Axial myopathy can be the underlying cause of rapidly progressive adult-onset scoliosis; however, the pathogenesis of this disorder remains poorly understood. Here we present a case of a 69-year old woman with a family history of scoliosis affecting both her mother and her son, who ...

Last Updated: 23 Jan 2015

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Mitochondrial myopathy, lactic acidosis, and sideroblastic anemia (MLASA) plus associated with a novel de novo mutation (m.8969G>A) in the mitochondrial encoded ATP6 gene.
 

Author(s): Lindsay C Burrage, Sha Tang, Jing Wang, Taraka R Donti, Magdalena Walkiewicz, J Michael Luchak, Li-Chieh Chen, Eric S Schmitt, Zhiyv Niu, Rodrigo Erana, Jill V Hunter, Brett H Graham, Lee-Jun Wong, Fernando Scaglia

Journal: Mol. Genet. Metab.. 2014 Nov;113(3):207-12.

 

Mitochondrial myopathy, lactic acidosis and sideroblastic anemia (MLASA) is a rare mitochondrial disorder that has previously been associated with mutations in PUS1 and YARS2. In the present report, we describe a 6-year old male with an MLASA plus phenotype. This patient had features ...

Last Updated: 2 Dec 2014

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The terms "Mitochondrial myopathy" returned 7 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Scoliosis in mitochondrial myopathy: case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Zheng Li, Jianxiong Shen, Jinqian Liang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Feb;94(6):e513.

 

The mitochondrial myopathies include a diverse group of disorders characterized by morphological abnormalities of muscle mitochondria. Little is reported about spinal deformity associated with this syndrome.This study presents a case of scoliosis occurring in the setting of mitochondrial ...

Last Updated: 14 Feb 2015

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Mitochondrial myopathy: a rare cause of early-onset vocal fold atrophy.
 

Author(s): Elizabeth A Kelly, Jonathan M Bock, Amanda C Peltier, Shin J Oh, C Gaelyn Garrett

Journal: Ann. Otol. Rhinol. Laryngol.. 2013 Mar;122(3):177-82.

 

We present the second published case of laryngeal involvement in mitochondrial myopathy.

Last Updated: 12 Apr 2013

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Respiratory complex III dysfunction in humans and the use of yeast as a model organism to study mitochondrial myopathy and associated diseases.
 

Author(s): B Meunier, N Fisher, S Ransac, J-P Mazat, G Brasseur

Journal: Biochim. Biophys. Acta. ;1827(11-12):1346-61.

 

The bc1 complex or complex III is a central component of the aerobic respiratory chain in prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms. It catalyzes the oxidation of quinols and the reduction of cytochrome c, establishing a proton motive force used to synthesize adenosine triphosphate (ATP) ...

Last Updated: 23 Sep 2013

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RTA 408 Capsules in Patients With Mitochondrial Myopathy - MOTOR
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: MItochondrial Myopathies

 

Last Updated: 4 Nov 2015

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Last Updated: 17 Dec 2015

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The Effects of Exercise Versus Inactivity on People With Mitochondrial Muscle Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Mitochondrial Myopathy

 

Last Updated: 18 May 2009

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