TITLE

Marvelous Mitochondria!

AUTHOR(S)
Kravitz, Len
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
IDEA Fitness Journal;May2011, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers a brief overview of mitochondria's vital energy function capabilities in the human body. Details related to its discovery, metabolic and genetic self-sufficiency characteristics, Lynn Margulis' endosymbiotic theory of mitochondria development, oxidation, and adenosine triphosphate (ATP) synthesis, are provided. The relationship between mitochondria and fat burning, mitochondrial biogenesis, and mitochondrial adaptations within the skeletal muscle, are also highlighted.
ACCESSION #
60491639

 

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