Mitochondrial Function and Dysfunction (Google eBook)

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Anthony Schapira
Academic Press, Jan 10, 2003 - Medical - 559 pages
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Mitochondria are critical to the survival of cells, therefore, it is not surprising that abnormalities in mitochondrial function may lead to human disease. This book concentrates on the biology and pathology of mitochondria, covering some ot the important basic science features of the biology of mitochondria. It then moves on to discuss the breadth of human diseases related to mitochondrial dysfunction, including Parkinson's disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), and Alzheimer's disease.

* Provides comprehensive coverage of basic science and clinical features of mitochondrial dysfunction
* Presents detailed analysis of "hot" topics in mitochondrial function and neurodegenerative diseases
* Includes outstanding list of contributing authors
  

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Contents

PRIMARY RESPIRATORY CHAIN DISORDERS
91
SECONDARY RESPIRATORY CHAIN DISORDERS
145
TOXININDUCED MITOCHONDRIAL DYSFUNCTION
241
NEURODEGENERATIVE DISORDERS
281
MODELS OF MITOCHONDRIAL DISEASE
427
DEFECTS OF βOXIDATION INCLUDING CARNITINE DEFICIENCY
467
MITOCHONDRIAL INVOLVEMENT IN AGING
517
Index
535
Contents of Recent Volumes
549
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