The machines that divide and fuse mitochondria

Suzanne Hoppins, Laura Lackner, Jodi Nunnari

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Abstract

Mitochondria are derived from eubacteria; however, in most eu- karyotes, novel mechanisms for the propagation of this organelle and its genome have evolved. This review focuses on what is currently known about the novel molecular machines that divide and fuse mitochondria.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)751-780
Number of pages30
JournalAnnual Review of Biochemistry
Volume76
DOIs
StatePublished - 2007

Keywords

  • Division
  • Dynamin-related gtpases
  • Fusion
  • Mitochondria

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry

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