Evidence for aerobic ATP synthesis in isolated myelin vesicles.

@article{Ravera2009EvidenceFA,
  title={Evidence for aerobic ATP synthesis in isolated myelin vesicles.},
  author={Silvia Ravera and Isabella Panfoli and Daniela Calzia and Maria Grazia Aluigi and Paolo Bianchini and Alberto Diaspro and Gianluigi Mancardi and Alessandro Maria Morelli},
  journal={The international journal of biochemistry & cell biology},
  year={2009},
  volume={41 7},
  pages={1581-91}
}
Even though brain represents only 2-3% of the body weight, it consumes 20% of total body oxygen, and 25% of total body glucose. This sounds surprising, in that mitochondrial density in brain is low, while mitochondria are thought to be the sole site of aerobic energy supply. These data would suggest that structures other than mitochondria are involved in aerobic ATP production. Considering that a sustained aerobic metabolism needs a great surface extension and that the oxygen solubility is… CONTINUE READING
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