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Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON) was the first maternally inherited mitochondrial disease identified and is now considered the most prevalent mitochondrial disorder. LHON patients harbor mutations in mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA). In about 90% of cases, the genes involved encode proteins of...
We herein isolated plasmalogen-deficient Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) mutant, ZPEG251, with a phenotype of normal import of peroxisomal matrix and membrane proteins. In ZPEG251, plasmenylethanolamine (PlsEtn) was severely reduced. Complementation analysis by expression of genes responsible for the...