Masatoshi Kataoka

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The voltage-dependent anion channel (VDAC) is a pore-forming protein expressed in the outer membrane of eukaryotic mitochondria. Three isoforms of it, i.e., VDAC1, VDAC2, and VDAC3, are known to be(More)
Housekeeping genes are often used as internal standards for gene expression analysis. When steady-state transcript levels of 4 typically used housekeeping genes, i.e., beta-actin, glyceraldehyde(More)
N,N'-dicyclohexylcarbodiimide (DCCD) was earlier reported to have stimulatory effects on mitochondrial respiration and to induce mitochondrial swelling, when it was added to mitochondrial(More)
It is well established that cytochrome c is released from mitochondria when the permeability transition (PT) of this organelle is induced by Ca2+. Our previous study showed that valinomycin also(More)