Fraction of mitochondrial division events that are spatially linked to sites of ER-mitochondrial contact

Value 87 %
Organism Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Reference Friedman JR, Lackner LL, West M, DiBenedetto JR, Nunnari J, Voeltz GK. ER tubules mark sites of mitochondrial division. Science. 2011 Oct 21 334(6054):358-62 p.360 right column bottom paragraphPubMed ID21885730
Method Researchers examined the role of ER in mitochondrial division by using fluorescence microscopy in live yeast cells transformed with an ER marker (GFP-HDEL) and mito-dsRed to image the behavior of ER and mitochondria simultaneously over time.
Comments n=112
Entered by Uri M
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