Open questions: respiratory chain supercomplexes-why are they there and what do they do?

TitleOpen questions: respiratory chain supercomplexes-why are they there and what do they do?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsHirst, J
JournalBMC Biol
Volume16
Issue1
Pagination111
Date Published2018 11 01
ISSN1741-7007
Abstract

In the mitochondrial inner membrane the respiratory enzymes associate to form supramolecular assemblies known as supercomplexes. The existence of supercomplexes is now widely accepted-but what functional or structural advantages, if any, do they confer?

DOI10.1186/s12915-018-0577-5
Alternate JournalBMC Biol.
Citation Key10.1186/s12915-018-0577-5
PubMed ID30382836
PubMed Central IDPMC6211484
Grant ListMC_U105663141 / / Medical Research Council / United Kingdom
MC_UU_00015/2 / / Medical Research Council / United Kingdom