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Al­tern­at­ive ox­i­dase from a mar­ine an­imal works in mam­mals and com­bats bac­terial sepsis

03:57 EDT 23 Sep 2016 | Medical Xpress

Mitochondrial alternative oxidase from a sea-squirt works as a safety valve for stressed mitochondria. This property enables it to stop the runaway inflammatory process that leads to multiple organ failure and eventual death in bacterial sepsis.

Original Article: Al­tern­at­ive ox­i­dase from a mar­ine an­imal works in mam­mals and com­bats bac­terial sepsis

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