You are what you eat!

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Scienze della vita e della salute Dipartimento di Biologia-DiBio

You are what you eat!

Mitochondrial cristae, the energetic units of life, are the sites where the food that we eat is metabolized to generate high energy products allowing our bodies to perform the multitude of tasks required for our daily lives. A common phrase humans declare is: you are what you eat! Well, it appears this also applies to Inner Mitochondrial Membrane structure as we are discovering that mitochondrial shape dynamically rearrange in response to the cell’s metabolic state.

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