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Bioenergetics

Cellular life depends upon energy storage, transformation, utilization, and exchange in order to optimally function and to stay-off death. The over 200-year-old study of how cells transform biological fuels into usable energy, a process broadly known as bioenergetics, has produced celebrated traditions in explaining origins of life, metabolism, ecological adaptation, homeostasis, biosynthesis, aging, disease, and numerous other life processes. InTech's edited volume, Bioenergetics, brings together some of these traditions for readers through a collection of chapters written by international authorities. Novice and expert will find this book bridges scientific revolutions in organismic biology, membrane physiology, and molecular biology to advance the discipline of bioenergetics toward solving contemporary and future problems in metabolic diseases, life transitions and longevity, and performance optimization.

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BioenergeticsEdited by Kevin Clark

Published: March 2nd 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2083

ISBN: 978-953-51-0090-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5225-5

Copyright year: 2012

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28879 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

12 Web of Science Citations

20 Dimensions Citations

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1. Antioxidant Action of Mobile Electron Carriers of the Respiratory Chain

By Iseli L. Nantes, Tiago Rodrigues, César H. Yokomizo, Juliana C. Araújo-Chaves, Felipe S. Pessoto, Mayara K. Kisaki and Vivian W. R. Moraes

1767

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2. Mitochondrial Calcium Signalling: Role in Oxidative Phosphorylation Diseases

By Oulès Bénédicte, Del Prete Dolores and Chami Mounia

3308

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3. Bioenergetics Theory of Aging

By Alexander G. Trubitsyn

2438

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4. Sirtuin-Dependent Metabolic Control and Its Role in the Aging Process

By Sara Santa-Cruz Calvo, Plácido Navas and Guillermo López-Lluch

2025

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5. Energy Metabolism in Children and Adolescents

By Valentin Son’kin and Ritta Tambovtseva

6764

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6. Role of Inorganic Polyphosphate in the Energy Metabolism of Ticks

By Eldo Campos, Arnoldo R. Façanha, Jorge Moraes and Carlos Logullo

1569

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7. Bioenergetics Applied to Swimming: An Ecological Method to Monitor and Prescribe Training

By Rodrigo Zacca and Flávio Antônio de Souza Castro

3450

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8. Invertebrates Mitochondrial Function and Energetic Challenges

By Oliviert Martinez-Cruz, Arturo Sanchez-Paz, Fernando Garcia-Carreño, Laura Jimenez-Gutierrez, Ma. de los Angeles Navarrete del Toro and Adriana Muhlia-Almazan

2760

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9. Optimisation of Cell Bioenergetics in Food-Associated Microorganisms

By Diego Mora and Stefania Arioli

1378

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10. Phosphorescence Oxygen Analyzer as a Measuring Tool for Cellular Bioenergetics

By Fatma Al-Jasmi, Ahmed R. Al Suwaidi, Mariam Al-Shamsi, Farida Marzouqi, Aysha Al Mansouri, Sami Shaban, Harvey S. Penefsky and Abdul-Kader Souid

1691

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11. Targeting the Mitochondria by Novel Adamantane-Containing 1,4-Dihydropyridine Compounds

By Linda Klimaviciusa, Maria A. S. Fernandes, Nelda Lencberga, Marta Pavasare, Joaquim A. F. Vicente, António J. M. Moreno, Maria S. Santos, Catarina R. Oliveira, Imanta Bruvere, Egils Bisenieks, Brigita Vigante and Vija Klusa

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