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Decades-long mystery solved of how mitochondria’s energy currency is maintained.


Mitochondria are spherical or rod-shaped organelles found within the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells, referred to as the powerhouse of the cell as they act as the site for the production of high-energy compounds which are vital energy source for several cellular processes.  Calcium handling by mitochondria is a key feature in cell life. It is involved in energy production for

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