Category: Mitochondria

Recent Mitochondria Journal Articles

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Regulation of mitochondrial morphology and function by stearoylation of TFR1.

Mitochondria are involved in a variety of cellular functions, including ATP production, amino acid…

Published: Jul 27, 2015 in Nature

Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Nutrition

Adding strength to endurance training does not enhance aerobic capacity in cyclists.

The molecular signaling of mitochondrial biogenesis is enhanced when resistance exercise is added to…

Published: Jul 08, 2015 in Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports

Life Science / Mitochondria

Light Effect on Water Viscosity: Implication for ATP Biosynthesis.

Previous work assumed that ATP synthase, the smallest known rotary motor in nature, operates at 100%…

Published: Jul 09, 2015 in Scientific reports

Life Science / Mitochondria

Iron-Starvation-Induced Mitophagy Mediates Lifespan Extension upon Mitochondrial Stress in C. elegans.

Frataxin is a nuclear-encoded mitochondrial protein involved in the biogenesis of…

Published: Jul 06, 2015 in Current biology : CB

Genetics / Life Science / Mitochondria

Analysis of ancient human mitochondrial DNA from the Xiaohe cemetery: insights into prehistoric population movements in the Tarim Basin, China.

The Tarim Basin in western China, known for its amazingly well-preserved mummies, has been for…

Published: Jul 08, 2015 in BMC genetics

Life Science / Mitochondria

A lipid switch unlocks Parkinson’s disease-associated ATP13A2.

ATP13A2 is a lysosomal P-type transport ATPase that has been implicated in Kufor-Rakeb syndrome and…

Published: Jul 02, 2015 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Life Science / Mitochondria

Regulation of skeletal muscle mitochondrial function by nuclear receptors: implications for health and disease.

Skeletal muscle metabolism is highly dependent on mitochondrial function, with impaired…

Published: Jul 18, 2015 in Clinical science (London, England : 1979)

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

News Articles (Mitochondria)

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Fatty acid increases performance of cellular powerhouse

Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center have discovered an entirely new control mechanism…

Published: Jul 28, 2015

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

Why do mitochondria retain their own genome?

It sounds like science fiction to suggest that every cell in the human body is occupied by a tiny…

Published: Jul 24, 2015

Evolution / Genetics / Life Science / Mitochondria / Protein trafficking

Repairing fatal mutations behind mitochondrial disease

A multidisciplinary team of researchers has eliminated fatal mitochondrial DNA mutations in stem…

Published: Jul 24, 2015

Life Science / Mitochondria / Stem cells

New approach holds great promise for developing effective treatments for human mitochondrial diseases

Using existing drugs, such as lithium, to restore basic biological processes in human cells and…

Published: Jul 21, 2015

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

Novel treatments emerging for human mitochondrial diseases

Using existing drugs, such as lithium, to restore basic biological processes in human cells and…

Published: Jul 20, 2015

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

NYU Langone researchers to present new findings at 2015 Alzheimer’s Association Conference

Researchers from the NYU Langone Medical Center, NYU School of Medicine will present new findings at…

Published: Jul 19, 2015

Hypertension / Immunology / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Neuroscience / Nutrition / Sleep / Virology

Tau May Be Link Between TBI and Neurodegeneration (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- Delivery of a monoclonal antibody targeting the protein prevented its aggregation…

Published: Jul 16, 2015

Immunology / Life Science / Mitochondria / Neuroscience

Medical News Today: Fertilization: your pregnancy week by week

What is happening in week 3 of your pregnancy? It is possible to 'feel' that you are pregnant soon…

Published: Jul 16, 2015

Genetics / Life Science / Mitochondria

Salk researchers move one step closer to making cures for genetic diseases a reality

Healthy brain, muscle, eye and heart cells would improve the lives of tens of thousands of people…

Published: Jul 16, 2015

Dermatology / Diabetes / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Neuroscience / Stem cells

International team revealed the mystery of major depressive disorder

The CONVERGE Consortium identifies two robust genetic variants for major depressive disorder. The…

Published: Jul 16, 2015

Depression / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mental health / Mitochondria

Blog Posts (Mitochondria)

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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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GENETICS COUNSELOR

Occupational Summary: This is a combined clinical / research position with approximately 70%…

Posted: Jul 28, 2015

Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Nutrition

Assistant Professor – Research

Job Description: Job ID Position Title Department Position Type. 1090 Assistant Professor - Research…

Posted: Jul 27, 2015

Cancer / Cardiology / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mental health / Mitochondria / Neuroscience / Nutrition / Proteomics / Substance abuse / Virology

MRC Postdoctoral Fellow – IRC199253

MRC Postdoctoral Fellow – IRC199253£27,729 to £29,567Fixed Term, 3 Years The MRC…

Posted: Jul 20, 2015

Life Science / Mitochondria

Postdoctoral Scientist Job

External Posting TitlePostdoctoral ScientistJob DescriptionSeeking talented, highly motivated, and…

Posted: Jul 18, 2015

Hematology / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Neuroscience / Nutrition

RESEARCH SCIENTIST-Neurosurgery-Metabolic Analyst

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

Posted: Jul 14, 2015

Cancer / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Neuroscience / Nutrition / Stem cells

Research Assistant Professor

Research Assistant Professor: The Department of Animal Biology at the School of Veterinary Medicine,…

Posted: Jul 10, 2015

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

Postdoctoral Scientist Job

External Posting TitlePostdoctoral ScientistJob DescriptionSeeking talented, highly motivated, and…

Posted: Jul 07, 2015

Hematology / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Neuroscience / Nutrition

Post Doctoral Fellow

Job Category Medical - Research Position Summary Our lab studies the mechanisms of mitochondrial DNA…

Posted: Jul 07, 2015

Life Science / Mitochondria

Research Lab Specialist

Your cutting-edge scientific skills. Bring them. Be the force behind the cures. We need a scientist…

Posted: Jul 07, 2015

Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Nutrition / Stem cells