Mitochondrial permeability transition induced by reactive oxygen species is independent of cholesterol-regulated membrane fluidity.

Abstract

Cholesterol enrichment of rat liver mitochondria (CHM) impairs atractyloside-induced mitochondrial permeability transition (MPT) due to decreased membrane fluidity. In this study we addressed the effect of cholesterol enrichment on MPT induced by reactive oxygen species (ROS). Superoxide anion generated by xanthine plus xanthine oxidase triggered… (More)

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