News tagged with cellular energy
The heart relies heavily on oxidation of fatty acids for energy production. However, excess storage of fatty acids as triglycerides, within heart muscle cells, frequently observed in patients with obesity and diabetes, is ...
Cardiology Feb 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have found a protein normally involved in blood pressure regulation in a surprising place: tucked within the little "power plants" of cells, the mitochondria. ...
Medical research Aug 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (7) | 2 |
Cells are the building blocks of the human body. They are a focus of scientific study, because when things go wrong at the cellular and molecular level the consequences for human health are often significant.
Medical research Aug 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Cells grow abundant when oxygen is available, and generally stop when it is scarce. Although this seems straightforward, no direct link ever has been established between the cellular machinery that senses oxygen and that ...
Medical research Jun 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Fat-rich food makes you fat. Behind this simple equation lie complex signalling pathways, through which the neurotransmitters in the brain control the body's energy balance. Scientists at the Cologne-based ...
Neuroscience Jun 06, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 12 |
(Medical Xpress) -- New data offer hints to why Parkinson's disease so selectively harms brain cells that produce the chemical dopamine, say researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Neuroscience May 12, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
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