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Mitochondria
Second Edition
by Immo E. Scheffler

Mitochondria is a book widely acknowledged as the first modern, truly comprehensive authored work on the important, scientifically fundamental topic of the cellular organelles known as mitochondria.

Mitochondria brings readers completely up to date on the many significant findings that have occurred in the eight years since the book was first published.

Contents

1. History

2. Evolutionary Origin Of Mitochondria

3. Structured And Morphology Integration Into The Cell

  • Structure and Morphology
  • Integration into the Cell
  • The dynamics of mitochondrial morpholoy

4. Biogenesis Of Mitochondria

  • The Mitochondrial Genome
  • Nuclear Genes encoding Mitochondrial Proteins
  • Replication and Maintenance of Mitochondrial DNA
  • Transcription of Mitochondrial DNA - RNA Metabolism
  • Translation of mitochondrial mRNAs
  • Protein Import into Mitochondria
  • Import of tRNA into Mitochondria
  • Regulated Protein Degradation in Mitochondria

5. Mitchondrial Electron Transfer And Oxidative Phosphorylation

  • The Electron Transport Chain
  • Electron Transport in Other Organisms
  • The Chemiosmotic Hypothesis
  • ATP Synthase (F1Fo-ATPase)
  • Control of Respiration and Oxidative Phosphorylation
  • Reactive Oxygen Species
  • Nitric Oxide (NO)
  • The Role of Specific Lipids

6. Metabolic Pathways Insie Mitochondria

  • The Krebs Cycle
  • Fatty Acid Metabolism
  • The Urea Cycle
  • Biosynthesis of Heme
  • Cardiolipin and Lipid Biosynthesis/Metabolism
  • Biosynthesis of Ubiquinol (Coenzyme Q)
  • Biosynthesis of Fe-S Centers
  • Transport of small solutes into and out of mitochondria

7. Mitochondrial Mutationa And Disease

  • In Cell Culture
  • Molecular Genetics of Human Mitochondrial Diseases
  • Mitochondrial DNA and Aging
  • Mitochondria and Apoptosis
  • Fungal Senescence
  • Cytoplasmic Male Sterility in Plants

8. Mitochondrial DNA Sequencing And Anthropology

  • Human Evolution
  • Primate Evolution
  • Human Y chromosome variation
  • Forensic Applications
  • Future Challenges

9. Mitochondria And Pharmacology

Index

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Second Edition
by Immo E. Scheffler

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