Definition of Mitochondrion:

Structure inside a cell that is the location of the cell's energy production machinery.  (Plural: Mitochondria)

Also: Mitochondria

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Acetyl-L-Carnitine a treatment
“...It is considered essential in helping to transport fatty acids into mitochondria (the power plants of the cells)...”


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“A compound found in skeletal and cardiac muscle and certain other tissues that functions as a carrier of fatty acids across the membranes of the mitochondria.  Carnitine has been used therapeutically in treating angina and certain deficiency diseases.”
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Chronic Fatigue / Fibromyalgia Syndrome

...relationship to Liver Detoxification / Support Requirement
“...Oxidative damage to mitochondria and the detoxification process itself is being considered as a fundamental mechanism in the development of CFS...”

CoQ10 (Ubiquinone) a treatment
“...CoQ-10 is a normal component of the electron transport chain; which allows the electron energy to be converted to ATP during oxidative phosphorylation in the mitochondria.  Its ability to transfer electrons has made CoQ10 an effective anti-oxidant when taken as a supplement...”

Magnesium Malate a treatment
“...Because malic acid plays a key role in the production of energy in the mitochondria, it is often recommended with magnesium for fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.”
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“...The major difference between the two is that ornithine enters cell mitochondria.  Arginine does not.”

Pregnenolone a treatment
“...Pregnenolone is synthesized inside the mitochondria, the tiny "power plants" (up to thousands per cell) found in each cell...”

Test Antioxidant Status a treatment
“...The membranes of the organelles within the cells (mitochondria, lysosomes, peroxisomes etc...”
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