If you find MitoBreak a useful resource for your research or applications please cite:

“MitoBreak: The mitochondrial DNA breakpoints database”
Damas J, et al. Nucleic Acids Research. 2014. 42 (D1): D1261-D1268
NAR database 2014 issue.

Other papers from our group making use of information in MitoBreak:

“Digital PCR methods improve detection sensitivity and measurement precision of low abundance mtDNA deletions”
Belmonte FR, Martin JL, Frescura K, Damas J, Pereira F, Tarnopolsky MA, Kaufman BA.
Scientific Reports. 2016. doi: 10.1038/srep25186

“Association of G-quadruplex forming sequences with human mtDNA deletion breakpoints”
Dong DW, Pereira F, Barrett SP, Kolesar JE, Cao K, Damas J, Yatsunyk LA, Johnson FB, Kaufman BA.
BMC Genomics. 2014. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-677

“Mitochondrial DNA rearrangements in health and disease - a comprehensive study”
Damas J, Samuels DC, Carneiro J, Amorim A, Pereira F.
Human Mutation. 2013. doi: 10.1002/humu.22452

“Mitochondrial DNA deletions are associated with non-B DNA conformations.”
Damas J, Carneiro J, Goncalves J, Stewart JB, Samuels DC, Amorim A, Pereira F.
Nucleic Acids Research. 2012. doi: 10.1093/nar/gks500

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