Through a new in vitro fertilization (IVF) technique a boy was born with DNA from three parents. Researchers have questioned if the number of mitochondrial DNA will help with a successful pregnancy. This trial was done on a woman will taking her egg a mans sperm and also introducing a female donors mitochondrial DNA. The woman had tried IVF four times and was unsuccessful each time until the experiment. There not the only ones trying this method of in vitro fertilization currently there are already eight other implanted eggs and 24 other women signed up for the trial.
mitochondrial DNA. This seems very interesting and would definitely be helpful to some but I think could mislead or give false hope to others. However, I think that this sort of thinking would be correct based on how mitochondrial DNA is important to cell function and because everyone obtain mitochondrial DNA from their mother.