Mitochondria are the power producers of the eukaryotic cell. They have their own DNA and ribosomes, and can make their own protein. They are involved in cell division, cell growth and cell death. Mitochondria have been implicated in several human diseases and are thought to play a role in aging.

Mitochondrial DNA Polymorphisms
Giuseppe Passarino, Giuseppina Rose
Published online: January 2013
Neanderthal Mitochondrial DNA
William Goodwin, Igor Ovchinnikov
Published online: January 2013
Mitochondrial Carriers
Araceli del Arco, Jorgina Satrústegui
Published online: March 2013
Mitochondrial DNA Copy Number Alterations in Human Cancers
Man Yu
Published online: November 2012
Mitochondrial Disorders: Nuclear Gene Mutations
Daniele Ghezzi, Massimo Zeviani
Published online: April 2011
Mitochondria as a Key Determinant of Aging
Ludivine Walter, Siu Sylvia Lee
Published online: March 2009
Mitochondrial Dynamics: Mechanisms and Pathologies
Hakjoo Lee, Yisang Yoon
Published online: June 2012
Deciphering the Evolution of the Mitochondrial Genetic Code in Arthropods
Federico Abascal, Mateus Patricio, Rafael Zardoya, David Posada
Published online: January 2011
Plant Mitochondria
Ray J Rose, Michael B Sheahan
Published online: May 2012
Nuclear Sequences of Mitochondrial Origin as Phylogenetic Markers
Einat Hazkani‐Covo
Published online: October 2010
Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders
Padmini P Polinati, Petra Eskelin, Tiina Tyni
Published online: December 2009
The Apoptosome: The Executioner of Mitochondria‐mediated Apoptosis
Elisabetta Ferraro, Francesco Cecconi
Published online: September 2009
Mitochondrial Outer Membrane Permeabilization
Melissa J Parsons, Douglas R Green
Published online: September 2009
Molecular Genetics of Parkinsonism
Suzanne Lesage, Alexis Brice
Published online: February 2018
Mitochondria Fusion and Fission
Giovanni Benard, Guihong Peng, Mariusz Karbowski
Published online: September 2009
Mitochondria: Methods for Preparation
Ulrich Mühlenhoff
Published online: September 2010
Mitochondria Protein Import: Methods
Diana Stojanovski, Michael T Ryan, Małgorzata Wojtkowska, Hanna Kmita
Published online: July 2017