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) The Sun (2016) 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)
If you think people should be free to choose their schools, you might also think they can be free to choose healthy mitochondria for their children.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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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