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Mitochondrial Fission

Known as: Mitochondrial Fissions, Fission, Mitochondrial, Fissions, Mitochondrial 
The division of a mitochondrion within a cell to form two or more separate mitochondrial compartments. [PMID:11038192]
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Mitochondrial division occurs at positions where endoplasmic reticulum tubules contact mitochondria and mediate constriction… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Localization of the dynamin-related GTPase Drp1 to mitochondria relies on the mitochondrial fission factor Mff. 
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Whether alterations in mitochondrial morphology affect the susceptibility of the heart to ischemia/reperfusion injury… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Mitochondrial dysfunction is a prominent feature of Alzheimer's disease (AD) neurons. In this study, we explored the involvement… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Mitochondrial morphology is dynamically controlled by a balance between fusion and fission. The physiological importance of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Mitochondrial dysregulation is strongly implicated in Parkinson disease. Mutations in PTEN-induced kinase 1 (PINK1) are… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Mitochondria continuously undergo two opposing processes, fission and fusion. The disruption of this dynamic equilibrium may… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Organelles are inherited to daughter cells beyond dynamic changes of the membrane structure during mitosis. Mitochondria are… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
During apoptosis, the mitochondrial network fragments. Using short hairpin RNAs for RNA interference, we manipulated the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
In healthy cells, fusion and fission events participate in regulating mitochondrial morphology. Disintegration of the… Expand
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