Category: Mitochondria

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FTO Obesity Variant Circuitry and Adipocyte Browning in Humans.

Background Genomewide association studies can be used to identify disease-relevant genomic regions,…

Published: Aug 19, 2015 in The New England journal of medicine

Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Nutrition

Endosymbiotic origin and differential loss of eukaryotic genes.

Chloroplasts arose from cyanobacteria, mitochondria arose from proteobacteria. Both organelles have…

Published: Aug 19, 2015 in Nature

Evolution / Gene Therapy / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Microbiology / Mitochondria

Strength training improves muscle aerobic capacity and glucose tolerance in elderly.

The primary aim of this study was to investigate the effect of short-term resistance training (RET)…

Published: Aug 14, 2015 in Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports

Life Science / Mitochondria

UDCA exerts beneficial effect on mitochondrial dysfunction in LRRK2G2019S carriers and in vivo.

To further characterize mitochondrial dysfunction in LRRK2(G2019S) mutant Parkinson disease (PD)…

Published: Aug 08, 2015 in Neurology

Genetics / Life Science / Mitochondria / Neuroscience

Nitration of Hsp90 on Tyrosine 33 Regulates Mitochondrial Metabolism.

Peroxynitrite production and tyrosine nitration are present in several pathological conditions,…

Published: Aug 03, 2015 in The Journal of biological chemistry

Apoptosis / Cancer / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Neuroscience / Nutrition

An Essential Role of the Mitochondrial Electron Transport Chain in Cell Proliferation Is to Enable Aspartate Synthesis.

The mitochondrial electron transport chain (ETC) enables many metabolic processes, but why its…

Published: Aug 03, 2015 in Cell

Genetics / Life Science / Mitochondria

Oocyte Factors Suppress Mitochondrial Polynucleotide Phosphorylase to Remodel the Metabolome and Enhance Reprogramming.

Oocyte factors not only drive somatic cell nuclear transfer reprogramming but also augment the…

Published: Aug 10, 2015 in Cell reports

Life Science / Mitochondria / Proteomics

Coupling of lysosomal and mitochondrial membrane permeabilization in trypanolysis by APOL1.

Humans resist infection by the African parasite Trypanosoma brucei owing to the trypanolytic…

Published: Aug 26, 2015 in Nature communications

Life Science / Mitochondria

Population Genetic Structure in Hyacinth Macaws (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus) and Identification of the Probable Origin of Confiscated Individuals.

Understanding the intraspecific genetic composition of populations in different geographic locations…

Published: Aug 06, 2015 in The Journal of heredity

Genetics / Life Science / Mitochondria

Energetic coupling between plastids and mitochondria drives CO2 assimilation in diatoms.

Diatoms are one of the most ecologically successful classes of photosynthetic marine eukaryotes in…

Published: Aug 17, 2015 in Nature

Life Science / Mitochondria

News Articles (Mitochondria)

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Researchers use dietary supplement in atherosclerotic mice to lengthen telomeres.

In human cells, shortened telomeres, the protective caps at the ends of chromosomes, are both a sign…

Published: Aug 28, 2015

Cancer / Cardiology / Diabetes / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Neuroscience / Nutrition

Brain cells in Parkinson’s disease die prematurely, burning out like an overheating motor

The death of brain cells in Parkinson's disease may be caused by a form of cellular energy crisis in…

Published: Aug 28, 2015

Genetics / Life Science / Mitochondria / Neuroscience

Parkinson’s disease brain cells at risk of burnout, like an overheating motor

The death of brain cells in Parkinson's disease may be caused by a form of cellular energy crisis in…

Published: Aug 27, 2015

Genetics / Life Science / Mitochondria / Neuroscience

Study sheds further light on the way APOL1 protein kills trypanosmoe

The African trypanosome Trypanosoma brucei is a blood parasite capable of infecting many mammals.…

Published: Aug 27, 2015

Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Nephrology

Alzheimer’s Disease: Gene Therapy May Promote Neuronal Growth (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- Early results from a small trial show promise

Published: Aug 25, 2015

Gene Therapy / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Neuroscience / Nutrition

Genomes uncover life’s early history

A University of Manchester scientist is part of a team which has carried out one of the biggest ever…

Published: Aug 24, 2015

Evolution / Genetics / Life Science / Mitochondria

Potential biomarker could help prevent pre-diabetic individuals from developing Type II diabetes

Virginia Tech researchers have identified a biomarker in pre-diabetic individuals that could help…

Published: Aug 21, 2015

Diabetes / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Nutrition

Virginia Tech researchers discover potential biomarker for pre-diabetes

Researchers made the connection by analyzing blood samples taken from 40 participants enrolled in…

Published: Aug 20, 2015

Diabetes / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Nutrition

Researchers discover link between insulin response and energy producer in pre-diabetic people

Virginia Tech researchers have identified a biomarker in pre-diabetic individuals that could help…

Published: Aug 19, 2015

Diabetes / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Nutrition

Researchers identify the role mitochondria plays in familial ALS.

A healthy motor neuron needs to transport its damaged components from the nerve-muscle connection…

Published: Aug 14, 2015

Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Neuroscience / Stroke

Blog Posts (Mitochondria)

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Neurons’ broken machinery piles up in ALS

A healthy motor neuron needs to transport its damaged components from the nerve-muscle connection…

Published: Aug 12, 2015

Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Neuroscience / Stroke

Taking flight: Cape parrot identified as new species | @GrrlScientist

The endangered cape parrot really is a distinct species, according to a newly-published molecular…

Published: Aug 12, 2015

AIDS / Evolution / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Nutrition / Virology

Golden jackal: A new wolf species hiding in plain view | @GrrlScientist

A new species of wolf has been discovered in Africa after exhaustive DNA and morphological analyses…

Published: Jul 30, 2015

Evolution / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Nutrition

Life’s big surprises: The Vital Question and Life’s Greatest Secret

Two recent books dive into the mysteries surrounding the origins of life and the genetic code and…

Published: Jul 25, 2015

Evolution / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Microbiology / Mitochondria / Nutrition

A Dunning-Kruger manifesto about vaccines and autism [Respectful Insolence]

I’ve frequently written about the “arrogance of ignorance,” a phenomenon that…

Published: May 29, 2015

Autism / Complementary Medicine / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Neuroscience / Nutrition / Virology

Jobs (Mitochondria)

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Laboratory Manager/Technician

Applications for a research technician are invited to work with Dr. Stephen Tait to investigate…

Posted: Aug 19, 2015

Cancer / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria

Research Scientist, Obesity (Cell Biology)

PURPOSE: Demonstrates scientific leadership through technical support to new target and drug…

Posted: Aug 14, 2015

Diabetes / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Neuroscience / Nutrition

Postdoctoral Research Associate – CBMC

Position Type: Postdoctoral Scholar Department: SOP-CBMC - 452100 Appointment Type: Vacancy ID:…

Posted: Aug 14, 2015

Apoptosis / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Ophthalmology

Research Scientist, Obesity (Cell Biology)

Research Scientist, Obesity (Cell Biology) Job location: Seattle, WA 98109 United States Requisition…

Posted: Aug 14, 2015

Diabetes / Genetics / Immunology / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Neuroscience / Nutrition

Post-Doc scholarship (1 year); mitochondrial DNA maintenance in human disease at the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics

Mitochondria are organelles that produce cellular energy in the form of ATP. The mitochondrion is a…

Posted: Aug 13, 2015

Genetics / Life Science / Mitochondria

Research Scientist, Obesity (Cell Biology) Job

Requisition ID 32149BR Title Research Scientist, Obesity (Cell Biology) Job Category Research &…

Posted: Aug 13, 2015

Diabetes / Genetics / Immunology / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Neuroscience / Nutrition

Research Scientist, Obesity (Cell Biology)

Requisition ID 32149BR Title Research Scientist, Obesity (Cell Biology) Job Category Research &…

Posted: Aug 13, 2015

Diabetes / Genetics / Immunology / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Neuroscience / Nutrition

Postdoctoral Scientist

Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening,…

Posted: Aug 13, 2015

Cancer / Epigenetics / Genetics / Hepatology / Immunology / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria

Research Scientist, Obesity (Cell Biology) Job

Requisition ID 32149BR Title Research Scientist, Obesity (Cell Biology) Job Category Research &…

Posted: Aug 13, 2015

Diabetes / Genetics / Immunology / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Neuroscience / Nutrition

Postdoctoral Scientist

Job Description Summary: An NIH funded postdoctoral scientist position is available in Dr. Mishra's…

Posted: Aug 07, 2015

Cancer / Epigenetics / Genetics / Hepatology / Immunology / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria