This intricate arrangement of proteins forms part of an enzyme structure. Found in the human body, this enzyme complex is used in processes that derive energy from food. Defects in these structures are linked to diseases such as diabetes and Parkinson’s disease.

by Glasgow Science Centre

The research of Prof. Gordon Lindsay and Dr Olwyn Byron at the College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences, University of Glasgow is supported by Wellcome Trust, BBSRC and United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation.

For more information about the group who carry out this research, click here.

Image credit: Dr Swetha Vijayakrishnan.

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