Oxidative Stress: What Is It And What Does It Do?

When the mitochondria in our cells produce energy, they produce waste products called free radicals. It’s kind of like the exhaust produced by an engine. These free radicals are usually highly...

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An Interesting View of Mitochondrial Damage and Disease

Mitochondria are the bacteria-like power plants of the cell, thousands to each cell, and each mitochondrion bearing its own DNA separate from that in the cell nucleus. Damage to this DNA is...

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The Mysterious Mitochondria

Although mitochondria were discovered over 100 years ago, scientists have only recently begun to decipher the many life-giving, and life-taking, secrets of these complex bean-shaped structures.

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