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Sci. STKE, 19 April 2005
Vol. 2005, Issue 280, p. pe18
[DOI: 10.1126/stke.2802005pe18]


Regulation of Mitochondrial Dynamics: Another Process Modulated by Ca2+ Signals?

Yisang Yoon*

Department of Anesthesiology and of Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA.

Abstract: This Perspective describes signaling mechanisms that may be involved in regulating mitochondrial dynamics and discusses the possible role of changes in mitochondrial morphology and location in mitochondrial function.

*E-mail: yisang_yoon{at}

Citation: Y. Yoon, Regulation of Mitochondrial Dynamics: Another Process Modulated by Ca2+ Signals? Sci. STKE 2005, pe18 (2005).

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