The organelle in eukaryotes where the main stages of respiration occur.

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What tools can help me determine if a plant homologous protein interacts with an ncRNA in the same way?

First post here, so bare with me if I violate any etiquette or formatting rules. Let's say I've got a protein in humans. When it interacts with an ncRNA found in humans, it does something that I'm ...
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Origin of the double membrane of mitochondria and chloroplasts

Most websites and textbooks say that the double membrane of mitochondria and chloroplasts are a result of the endocytosis of ancient prokaryotes (the outer membrane is from the vesicle containing the ...
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Validity of measurements of respiration in isolated mitochondria

I've recently read a couple of papers on exercise and mitochondria, in which state 4 and state 3 respiration rates and ROS production are assessed in vitro after exercise has been performed (i.e., rat ...
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Mitochodrial osmotic flux

If you incubate mitochondria in isosmotic solution of Tris/EGTA and KCH3COO solution with rotenone, no swelling occurs at first - i.e. no ions enter the matrix so water doesn't follow to compensate ...
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Heteroplasmy in different tissues

I have only started reading the substantial body of research on heteroplasmy. I was curious if anyone knew of attempts to measure the somatic cell mtDNA mutation rate, to see if it differed from the ...
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Rates of evolution of mitochondrial genes

I am interested in knowing the rates of evolution of different mitochondrial genes (in base pairs per million years) across different taxa. Has there been any publications along these lines ?