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Big data studies scrutinize links between fatty liver disease and how cells make energy

20:00 EDT 13 Sep 2018 | AAAS

(American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) Three recent studies investigate changes in mitochondria, the cell's energy producers, as fatty liver disease (NAFLD) progresses to steatohepatosis (NASH). The first two studies illuminate how mitochondrial energy production stutters and fails; the third describes how changes to the liver during disease progression affect the organ's use of nutrients to produce energy.

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