Mechanism of loss of mitochondrial functions during hypothermic storage of kidneys



The limitations of obtaining good-quality, long-term (> 5 days) kidney preservation are not known. We have shown that hypothermic preservation of kidneys results in a loss of mitochondrial energy-linked functions1,2. The exact mechanism for the loss of mitochondrial function during preservation is not known.


Free Fatty Acid Cold Storage Respiratory Activity Organ Preservation Adenine Nucleotide Translocase 
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