Mitochondria serve a number of critical functions in the cell, including generation of energy, production of oxygen radicals, and regulation of apoptosis. In this chapter, a brief review of clinically relevant mitochondrial biology is followed by a description of the diagnosis and therapeutic approach to diseases that affect this critical organelle.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Treatment of Pediatric Neurologic Disorders|
|Number of pages||7|
|ISBN (Print)||0824726936, 9780824726935|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2005|
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