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Cellular and Molecular Basis of Mitochondrial Inheritance

Mitochondrial Disease and Fitness

  • Peter Sutovsky

Part of the Advances in Anatomy, Embryology and Cell Biology book series (ADVSANAT, volume 231)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Jorge Merlet, Karinna Rubio-Peña, Sara Al Rawi, Vincent Galy
    Pages 1-23
  3. Wen C. Aw, Michael R. Garvin, J. William O. Ballard
    Pages 51-74
  4. Peter Kramer, Paola Bressan
    Pages 105-126

About this book


This new volume of our successful book series Advances in Anatomy, Embryology and Cell Biology is focused on mitochondrial inheritance in humans and both vertebrate and invertrebate animals including Drosophila, C. elegans, bivalve molusc Mytilus and livestock mammals. Special consideration is given to cellular mechanisms promoting uniparental inheritance of mitochondria and mitochondrial genes, evolutionary perspectives, and biomedical and epidemiological considerations. Contributed by five distinguished mitochondrial research teams from around the world, this volume will target a wide audience of physiologists, anatomists, cell, and developmental and evolutionary biologists, as well as physicians, veterinarians, livestock specialists and biomedical researchers.


Mitochondrial inheritance mtDNA inheritance Uniparental inheritance of mitochondria Mitochondrial genes Mitochondrial Dysfunction Post-Fertilization sperm mitophagy

Editors and affiliations

  • Peter Sutovsky
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Animal Sciences and Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s HealthUniversity of MissouriColumbiaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Cellular and Molecular Basis of Mitochondrial Inheritance
  • Book Subtitle Mitochondrial Disease and Fitness
  • Editors Peter Sutovsky
  • Series Title Advances in Anatomy, Embryology and Cell Biology
  • Series Abbreviated Title Advs Anatomy
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-04569-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-030-04570-8
  • Series ISSN 0301-5556
  • Series E-ISSN 2192-7065
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XI, 126
  • Number of Illustrations 4 b/w illustrations, 24 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Cell Biology
    Human Physiology
    Molecular Medicine
    Evolutionary Biology
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