Category: Mitochondria

Recent Mitochondria Journal Articles

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RNASEH1 Mutations Impair mtDNA Replication and Cause Adult-Onset Mitochondrial Encephalomyopathy.

Chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia (CPEO) is common in mitochondrial disorders and is…

Published: Jun 22, 2015 in American journal of human genetics

Genetics / Life Science / Mitochondria

shRNA targeting α-synuclein prevents neurodegeneration in a Parkinson’s disease model.

Multiple convergent lines of evidence implicate both α-synuclein (encoded by SCNA) and…

Published: Jun 14, 2015 in The Journal of clinical investigation

Life Science / Mitochondria / Neuroscience

Determination of the Action Spectrum of UVR-Induced Mitochondrial DNA Damage in Human Skin Cells.

Biological responses of human skin to UVR including cancer and aging are largely…

Published: Jun 25, 2015 in The Journal of investigative dermatology

Dermatology / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria

Increased prevalence of two mitochondrial DNA polymorphisms in functional disease: Are we describing different parts of an energy-depleted elephant?

About 20% of the population suffers from "functional syndromes". Since these syndromes overlap…

Published: Jun 06, 2015 in Mitochondrion

Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Pain

The past, present and future of mitochondrial genomics: have we sequenced enough mtDNAs?

The year 2014 saw more than a thousand new mitochondrial genome sequences deposited in GenBank-an…

Published: Jun 28, 2015 in Briefings in functional genomics

Genetics / Life Science / Microbiology / Mitochondria / Proteomics

Targeting Mitochondria with Avocatin B Induces Selective Leukemia Cell Death.

Treatment regimens for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) continue to offer weak clinical outcomes.…

Published: Jun 15, 2015 in Cancer research

Apoptosis / Cancer / Hematology / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Stem cells

Mitochondrial Genomes of Giant Deers Suggest their Late Survival in Central Europe.

The giant deer Megaloceros giganteus is among the most fascinating Late Pleistocene Eurasian…

Published: Jun 09, 2015 in Scientific reports

Evolution / Genetics / Life Science / Mitochondria

snoRNA U17 Regulates Cellular Cholesterol Trafficking.

Cholesterol is required for the growth and viability of mammalian cells and is an obligate precursor…

Published: Jun 03, 2015 in Cell metabolism

Genetics / Life Science / Mitochondria

AMPK Activation of Muscle Autophagy Prevents Fasting-Induced Hypoglycemia and Myopathy during Aging.

The AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) activates autophagy, but its role in aging and…

Published: Jun 04, 2015 in Cell metabolism

Life Science / Mitochondria

News Articles (Mitochondria)

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Researchers discover previously uncharted part of the eye.

The retina is a layer of tissue in the back of the eye that converts light into nerve impulses. The…

Published: Jun 30, 2015

Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Neuroscience / Nutrition / Ophthalmology

Researchers map how calcium uptake in mitochondria during a heart attack causes large cell death.

In a life-threatening situation, the heart beats faster and harder, invigorated by the…

Published: Jun 30, 2015

Apoptosis / Cardiology / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Nephrology / Nutrition

A high-fat diet may alleviate mitochondrial disease

Salk scientists find that dietary fat, coupled with a natural hormone, can relieve metabolic…

Published: Jun 30, 2015

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

Treatment with PI3K inhibitors may cause cancers to become more aggressive and metastatic

The enzyme phosphatidylinositol-3 kinase (PI3K) appears to be exploited in almost every type of…

Published: Jun 29, 2015

Cancer / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria

Action spectrum of sun skin damage documented

Scientists document for the first time the DNA damage which can occur to skin across the full range…

Published: Jun 26, 2015

Dermatology / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria

Stealth BioTherapeutics Announces Results in Ocuvia Diabetic Macular Edema Study: The ReVIEW Trial

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stealth BioTherapeutics today announced results from its ReVIEW study of…

Published: Jun 25, 2015

Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Neuroscience / Ophthalmology

Calcium uptake by mitochondria makes heart beat harder in fight-or-flight response

In a life-threatening situation, the heart beats faster and harder, invigorated by the…

Published: Jun 25, 2015

Apoptosis / Cancer / Cardiology / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Nephrology

US Congress moves to block human-embryo editing

Spending bill would also require religious experts to review recommendations for reproductive…

Published: Jun 24, 2015

Genetics / Life Science / Mitochondria

Biologists find mistletoe species lacks genes found in all other complex organisms

Indiana University scientists have discovered the first known instance of a plant or animal lacking…

Published: Jun 22, 2015

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

Stealth BioTherapeutics Presents at 2015 United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation National Symposium

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stealth BioTherapeutics provided a development update for its…

Published: Jun 22, 2015

Cardiology / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Nephrology / Neuroscience

Blog Posts (Mitochondria)

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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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Postdoctoral Scientist Job

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Posted: Jun 24, 2015

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Post doctoral Scientist

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Post doctoral Scientist

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Posted: Jun 16, 2015

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Posted: Jun 15, 2015

Genetics / Life Science / Mitochondria

Post doctoral Scientist

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Posted: Jun 13, 2015

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Postdoctoral Scientist Job

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Posted: Jun 12, 2015

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RESEARCH SCIENTIST-Neurosurgery-Metabolic Analyst

Work Shift: DAY Work Week: M - F Company Profile Houston Methodist Research Institute was formed in…

Posted: Jun 08, 2015

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