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Physiology (Bethesda). 2006 Aug;21:233-41.

(De)constructing mitochondria: what for?

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Dulbecco-Telethon Institute, Venetian Institute of Molecular Medicine, I-35129 Padova, Italy.

Abstract

Mitochondria are dynamic organelles, essential for cell life and death. The morphology of this organelle is determined by fusion and fission, controlled by a growing set of "mitochondria-shaping" proteins, which influence crucial signalling cascades, including apoptosis.

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16868312
DOI:
10.1152/physiol.00010.2006
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