6 Answered Questions for the topic Mitochondria

05/30/21

what happens to mitochondrial respiration when there is an increase in permeability of the inner mitochondrial membrane to protons

What would happen to the mitochondrial proton gradient, mitochondrial respiration (mitochondrial oxygen consumption), and the NADH oxidation rate in cells treated with carbonyl... more

Can Oxaloacetate cross the outer mitochondrial membrane?

I am aware of the Malate‚ÄďAspartate Shuttle, but something is not clear to me and different sources seem to contradict each other. Some show oxaloacetate (OAA) being reduced to malate in the... more

07/13/19

How are the physiological properties of mitochondria measured?

this is my first question on BiologySE. I am a Physics and Mathematics student currently doing a project on cell growth simulation. I am doing literature survey and I have a question about cellular... more

06/20/19

How are the physiological properties of mitochondria measured?

This is my first question on BiologySE. I am a Physics and Mathematics student currently doing a project on cell growth simulation. I am doing literature survey and I have a question about cellular... more
Mitochondria Biochemistry

05/15/19

Why is FAD, rather than NAD+, reduced in the succinate dehydrogenase reaction of the Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle?

FADH<sub>2</sub> is produced in the conversion of Succinate to Fumarate in the tricarboxylic acid cycle. Why is this so? Why not NADH?

03/16/19

Do mitochondria contain the genes to specify themselves?

My book says : "Mitochondria contain their own genetic material so when a cell divides, the mitochondria replicate themselves under the control of the nucleus."The book means that the mitochondria... more

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