NI Fedotcheva

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The mechanism of the effect of tert-butyl hydroperoxide (tBHP) on the kinetics of decrease in liver mitochondrial ΔΨ (transmembrane electric potential) in response to successive additions of tBHP in low concentrations has been studied. FeSO4 was found to increase significantly the damaging effect of tBHP; this effect was shown to increase in the presence of(More)
Oxidation of pyruvate and palmitoylcarnitine in mitochondria is accompanied by the formation of acetyl-CoA, with its possible participation in the acetylation of various proteins and enzymes that may lead to the inhibition of their functions. This paper studies the effect of the excess of these substrates on respiration and induction of mitochondrial(More)
Previously, we developed a method to monitor the development of oxidative stress in isolated liver mitochondria. The method is based on recording of membrane potential changes in response to sequential introduction of low concentrations (5–20 μM) of tert-butyl hydroperoxide (tBHP). It allows monitoring of the extent of amplification or attenuation of(More)
The role of thiols of the outer and the inner membranes of mitochondria in the regulation of generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) has been studied. It was found that N-ethylmaleimide (NEM), which penetrates through the mitochondrial membrane and binds thiols to form thioesters, at concentrations from 20 to 250 μM activates the production of(More)
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