Genetic Polymorphisms of Human Mitochondrial Glutamic Oxaloacetic Transaminase

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Science  24 Jul 1970:
Vol. 169, Issue 3943, pp. 391-392
DOI: 10.1126/science.169.3943.391


In a survey of 860 unselected human placental extracts, three variants of mitochondrial glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase were found, all of which were common enough to be considered polymorphisms. Family studies showed that this enzyme is under the control of nuclear rather than mitochondrial DNA.

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