The cell biology of mitochondrial membrane dynamics

  title={The cell biology of mitochondrial membrane dynamics},
  author={Marta Giacomello and Aswin Pyakurel and Christina Glytsou and Luca Scorrano},
  journal={Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology},
Owing to their ability to efficiently generate ATP required to sustain normal cell function, mitochondria are often considered the ‘powerhouses of the cell’. However, our understanding of the role of mitochondria in cell biology recently expanded when we recognized that they are key platforms for a plethora of cell signalling cascades. This functional versatility is tightly coupled to constant reshaping of the cellular mitochondrial network in a series of processes, collectively referred to as… 

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