Molecular Composition, Fluidity of Membranes and Functional Properties of Human Liver Mitochondria and Microsomes

  • Gh. Benga


Liver is a particularly useful tissue for the characterization of subcellular organelles since the purified fractions prepared from liver are derived mainly from a single cell type, the hepatocyte. This is not only because hepatocytes constitute 78% of the volume of liver (Blouin et al. 1977) but also because they are the major cell type broken by homogenization of the tissue (Dallner et al. 1966).


Fatty Acid Composition Human Liver Brown Adipose Tissue Liver Mitochondrion Spin Label 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gh. Benga
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  1. 1.Department of Cell Biology, Faculty of MedicineMedical and Pharmaceutical Institute Cluj-Napoca, and Institute of Hygiene and Public HealthCluj-NapocaRumania

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