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Genetic marking of an individual anterograde or retrograde mitochondrion will provide further insight into the destination of these mitochondria and their active roles in shaping the function of their host neuron.
It's a ring-shaped structure found inside a cell part called the mitochondrion.
If a mitochondrion were to fail to perform its task of producing ATP, serious illness and other abnormalities would occur.
Now, Brea has left the NYPD and come to Los Angeles as part of a special FBI task force fighting the Neo Mitochondrion Creatures (if you skipped biology that week in high school, mitochondria are the little energy factories in every cell; scientists have theorized they once were separate creatures that merged in symbiotic relationship with human ancestors).
The tiny mitochondrion is the focus of intense medical and scientific research in fields ranging from embryology to infectious disease.
In this century, biologists' perspectives on the endosymbiont theory of the origin of the mitochondrion have changed dramatically.

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