Mitochondrial diseases

Adam L. Hartmanand, Anne M. Comi

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationTreatment of Pediatric Neurologic Disorders
PublisherCRC Press
Pages385-391
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9780849340888
ISBN (Print)0824726936, 9780824726935
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Hartmanand, A. L., & Comi, A. M. (2005). Mitochondrial diseases. In Treatment of Pediatric Neurologic Disorders (pp. 385-391). CRC Press.