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Mitochondria by Immo E. Scheffler

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Published by Wiley-Liss .
Written in English


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Number of Pages384
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Open LibraryOL7613171M
ISBN 100471194220
ISBN 109780471194224

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Jul 26,  · Mitochondria, Second Edition brings readers up to date on the many significant findings that have occurred since the book was first published nearly a decade ago. As in that seminal first edition, this Second Edition tackles the biochemistry, genetics, and pathology of mitochondria in different organisms. The growth of the subject has required /5(7). May 23,  · This title employs biochemical, cell biological, and genetic approaches to study mitochondrial structure, function, and biogenesis. Also of interest are the consequences of impaired mitochondrial function on cells, tissues, and organs. The book is full of step-by-step "how to" methods with sample results, interpretations, and pitfalls. There is a unique set of appendices that include gene. Mitochondria are now known to be more than the hub of energy metabolism. They are the central executioner of cells, and control cellular homeostasis through involvement in nearly all aspects of metabolism. As our understanding of mitochondria has expanded it has become clear that the structure, function and pathology of the. Apr 30,  · This book is the eagerly awaited second edition of the best-selling Mitochondria, a book widely acknowledged as the first modern, truly comprehensive authored work on the important, scientifically fundamental topic of the cellular organelles known as mitochondria.

Jul 12,  · Mitochondria have a distinctive oblong or oval shape and are bounded by a double membrane. The inner membrane is folded creating structures known as cristae.. Mitochondria are found in both animal and plant cyrusofficial.com are found in all body cell types, except for mature red blood cyrusofficial.com number of mitochondria within a cell varies depending on the type and function of the cell. generally located where energy consumption is highest in the cell Mitochondria (fibroblasts) Mitochondria (sperm) Packed around initial segment Energy for sperm motility, microtubules (9+2) Maternal Inheritance Most animals Oocyte mitochondria (maternal) are the only mitochondria inherited. (see genetics below) maternal mitochondrial genome. Jan 24,  · She's also investigated mitochondrial function and metabolism, which is one of my own most recent passions. Dr. Lee Know's book, "Life - The Epic Story of Our Mitochondria", is a really good primer if you want to learn more about this topic after listening to this interview. Sep 20,  · This book is the eagerly awaited second edition of the best-selling Mitochondria, a book widely acknowledged as the first modern, truly comprehensive authored work on the important, scientifically fundamental topic of the cellular organelles known as mitochondria.4/5(1).

Mitochondria: The Dynamic Organelle focuses on the function of the mitochondria and the organelle’s role in cellular pathology. While the traditional function of the mitochondria is metabolic, recent cutting-edge studies have uncovered a central role for mitochondria in cell signaling, cell survival and cell death. Jan 16,  · Mitochondria arose around two billion years ago from the engulfment of an α-proteobacterium by a precursor of the modern eukaryotic cell cyrusofficial.comgh mitochondria have maintained the double membrane character of their ancestors and the core of ATP production, their overall form and composition have been drastically altered, and they have acquired myriad additional functions within Cited by: Mitochondria is the first modern, truly comprehensive authored book which tackles the biochemistry, genetics, and pathology of A typical cell contains mitochondria, termed the "powerhouse of the cell," playing a central role in metabolism, respiration, and ATF production/5(4). The Structure of Mitochondria provides an extensive account of the structure of mitochondria. This book illustrates the variety of mitochondrial structure revealed by electron microscopy of intact cells. Organized into nine chapters, this book begins with an overview of the application of electron microscopy to the study of the structure of.