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Mitochondria

(l-r) Drs. Yael Elbaz-Alon and Maya Schuldiner
03.08.2014

A cellular organelle reveals a surprising backup resource for obtaining important building materials

Where Have all the Mitochondria Gone?
15.05.2014

Weizmann Institute researchers shed light on a crucial step in fertilization
 

Left: normal nerve cells; right cells genetically engineered to neutralize MTCH2. Fluorescent proteins reveal the calcium uptake in the mitochondria of these cells. The genetically engineered cells reveal dramatically less calcium uptake – evidence of the crucial role this gene plays in mitochondria function
23.04.2017

Understanding how a gene studied in one lab affects the basic element researched in another may reveal what goes wrong in Alzheimer's 

Sperm individualization
19.05.2016

How does a sperm cell become an "individual?"

 

 

 

Missing Mitch
21.03.2016

 Mice lacking an energy-control gene stay lean

The circadian clock regulates the mitochondria’s utilization of nutrients throughout the day
16.03.2016

Weizmann Institute scientists find that our cells' power plants run on timers 

A three-dimensional reconstruction of the mitochondrial volume: The volume is larger (yellow and red) in blood-forming stem cells lacking MTCH2 (right), and relatively smaller (blue and green) in regular blood-forming stem cells
09.09.2015

The wake-up call for blood stem cells comes with a jolt of energy