Microtubule-Dependent Spatial Organization of Mitochondria in Fission Yeast

Maitreyi Das, Stéphane Chiron, Fulvia Verde

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Abstract

The microtubule cytoskeleton has an important role in the control of mitochondrial distribution in higher eukaryotes. In humans, defects in axonal mitochondrial transport are linked to neurodegenerative diseases. This chapter highlights fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe as a powerful genetic model system for the study of microtubule-dependent mitochondrial movement, dynamics and inheritance.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherUnknown Publisher
Number of pages19
Volume97
EditionC
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 20 2010

Publication series

NameMethods in Cell Biology
No.C
Volume97
ISSN (Print)0091679X

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  • Cell Biology

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Das, M., Chiron, S., & Verde, F. (2010). Microtubule-Dependent Spatial Organization of Mitochondria in Fission Yeast. (C ed.) (Methods in Cell Biology; Vol. 97, No. C). Unknown Publisher. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0091-679X(10)97012-X