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Mighty Mitochondria - TAZ and Barth syndrome

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Description From our What A Year! series: WDid you know that the human body includes over 600 muscles? Muscles are involved in every movement that we make, from breathing to running a marathon. In order to function properly, muscles, like all cells, need energy, which is produced by mitochondria inside the cells. As with all biological processes, though, the production of energy is quite complicated. One missing element can be disastrous. In this month's story, the missing element is the protein, Tafazzin, or TAZ for short
Type of Resource Non-journal Article, Online Tool
Format Web Page - HTML
Author
Andrea Gwosdow, Gwosdow Associates
Development Date February 4, 2015
Grade/Age Levels High School lower division (Grades 9-10)
High School upper division (Grades 11-12)
Undergraduate lower division (Grades 13-14)
Undergraduate upper division (Grades 15-16)
General Public
Pedagogies
National Science
Educational Standards
Evidence, models, and explanation (K-12), Understandings about scientific inquiry (K-12)
Learning Time 2-3 hours
Language English
Type of Review Reviewed by Partner Organization
Review Date April 16, 2015
Funding Source Other , MSMR members and donors
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