Cellular Respiration, Reactive Oxygen Species and Mitochondrial Disease

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Before having his head chopped off by French revolutionaries in 1794, the ‘father of modern chemistry’ Antoine Lavoisier made numerous important discoveries. One of his most significant discoveries was that the respiration of animals, the energy releasing process that transforms the oxygen that we breathe and the sugars that we eat into carbon dioxide and … Continue reading