Mitochondria May Be the Missing Link in Understanding Stress Response

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a pioneering study, recently published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, suggests that mitochondria—the tiny energy centers inside our cells, which convert food into ATP, the crucial molecule that stores the energy humans need to do pretty much everything—may play a more significant role in the stress responses of mammals than previously understood, and even in understanding psychiatric and neurologic diseases.

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  1. Interesting. Whitney and I were just looking over a bit of research on Autism-relate stress, and the mitochondria came up. The biggest thing we’ve been coming across is Glutamate’s role.

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