I was reading a science article and it mentioned in the future that scientist could engineer an artificial super mitochondrion.

I know mitochondria generate energy and help with respiration and the brief description of the artificial "super" mitochondria is stated in the article.

Another potential avenue for scientific investigation not covered in this review is the study of genetic modification of mitochondria before artificially transferring them. Such modifications could range from slight alterations of the mtDNA in order to better facilitate specific cellular processes to the creation of completely artificial “super” mitochondria

Its under section 7, Conclusions. But it doesn't explain what it could accomplish for a living creature. Can someone who knows a LOT more about biology, explain what this hypothetically could do?


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