Definition of 'mitochondrion'
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Sugar, fat and protein molecules are taken through the cell membrane where they are processed by the mitochondria into energy. The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)Parental DNA is then transferred to a donor embryo with healthy mitochondria. The Sun (2016)The technique involves replacing faulty mitochondria, which provide cells' energy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It can be used to replace faulty mitochondria, which provide cells with energy, inherited from mothers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It leaves behind the woman's faulty mitochondria, which can lead to serious illnesses including multiple organ failure. The Sun (2016)By replacing the faulty mitochondria in a mother's egg with those of a donor, we stand to save much human suffering. Times, Sunday Times (2014)All these diseases that are caused by faulty mitochondria, with all sorts of symptoms... that tells you something about what mitochondria are involved in. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Next up is a full physical, and a muscle biopsy that determines the quality of her mitochondria, the energy factories of the cells that control metabolism. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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