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cell

(Enemy combatants), noun enemy group, exxremist group, rebel organization, saboteurs, subversives, unnerground extremists
Associated concepts: enemy combatants, justice courts, miliiary tribunals, Patriotic Act, prison cells, sleeper cell, terrorist cell

cell

(jail), noun cage, cella, chamber, compartment, confined room, confinement, cubicle, cubiculum, enclosed cage, incarceration, jailhouse, penitentiary, pound, prison, prison house, small cavity, small room, solitary abode
See also: chamber, jail, penitentiary, prison

CELL. A small room in a prison. See Dungeon.

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Flooding the mitochondria with antioxidants improves the level of energy available to a cell and reduces free radical-associated cell damage," he noted.
Before we discuss mitochondrial dysfunction, it is important to review the way in which mitochondria function.
The researchers found that the compound induced reactive oxygen species formation in the mitochondria of the cancerous and premalignant cells but not in normal cells.
However, mitochondria have a tiny amount of their own DNA, so any resulting child would have genetic information from three people.
Our mitochondria are descended from ancient eukaryotic cells, which appear to have retained that deep sea capability to use H2S as an energy substrate.
But it is important to stress that the mitochondria doesn't make anyone who they are - it is quite separate from that.
And since 2006, scientists have been working to identify the mysterious middle section of the chain -- the part that allows the internal environment of sick mitochondria to communicate to the rest of the cell that it needs to be destroyed.
Aerobic exercise, such as running or cycling, is known to up the number of mitochondria in muscle cells.
Now here's the really fascinating part: all of your mitochondria come from your mother
Mitochondria are also key to regulating body temperature: the human production and use of ATP is equivalent to about 10,000 times more heat per day than that produced by an equal mass of the sun.
Growing awareness of the role of mitochondria in health has sparked a surge in the number of scientists who study the topic.
Mitochondria are the only organelles in animal cells that have their own genetic material separate from the DNA in the nucleus.