Biogenesis of Mitochondrial Proteins

  • Maximilian Tropschug
  • Walter Neupert
Conference paper


The majority of mitochondrial proteins are encoded by nuclear genes and are imported into the organelle after being synthesized on cytoplasmic ribosomes. During the last years our knowledge of the different stages of this import process of proteins into mitochondria has increased greatly.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maximilian Tropschug
    • 1
  • Walter Neupert
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Physiologische ChemieUniversität MünchenMünchen 2Fed. Rep. Germany

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