An anaerobic mitochondrion that produces hydrogen

@article{Boxma2005AnAM,
  title={An anaerobic mitochondrion that produces hydrogen},
  author={B. Boxma and R. M. Graaf and Georg W. M. van der Staay and T. V. Alen and G. Ricard and T. Gabald{\'o}n and A. Hoek and S. Y. M. D. Staay and W. Koopman and Jaap J. van Hellemond and A. G. Tielens and T. Friedrich and M. Veenhuis and M. Huynen and J. Hackstein},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2005},
  volume={434},
  pages={74-79}
}
  • B. Boxma, R. M. Graaf, +12 authors J. Hackstein
  • Published 2005
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Hydrogenosomes are organelles that produce ATP and hydrogen, and are found in various unrelated eukaryotes, such as anaerobic flagellates, chytridiomycete fungi and ciliates. Although all of these organelles generate hydrogen, the hydrogenosomes from these organisms are structurally and metabolically quite different, just like mitochondria where large differences also exist. These differences have led to a continuing debate about the evolutionary origin of hydrogenosomes. Here we show that the… CONTINUE READING
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