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By William Martin (auth.), Jan Tachezy (eds.)

"Hydrogenosomes and Mitosomes: Mitochondria of Anaerobic Eukaryotes" presents a precis of the present wisdom of those organelles, which take place in unicellular, frequently parasitic organisms, together with human pathogens. The distribution of those organelles is wide, yet they have been detected essentially in an anoxic habitat or nutrient wealthy intracellular area of interest that allows existence with no the effective strength producing procedure of commonplace mitochondria. Their universal attribute is they lack the cardio power conservation process of commonplace mitochondria and they are typically the positioning of the synthesis of iron-sulfur clusters, considered as the single vital functionality of eukaryotic mitochondria.

These mitochondria-related organelles express quite a few buildings and features. This paintings describes houses similar to protein import, constitution, metabolism, edition, proteome and their function in drug activation and resistance. extra issues contain the evolution and biogenesis of those organelles.

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