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  • 120005250986361860002625198129629981312524028PublicAssets/5762Mitochondria are the powerhouses of the cells, generating the energy the cells need to do their tasks and to stay alive. Researchers have studied mitochondria for some time because when these cell organelles don't as well as they should, several diseases develop. In this photograph of cow cells taken with a microscope, the mitochondria were stained in bright yellow to visualize them in the cell. The large blue dots are the cell nuclei and the gray web is the cytoskeleton of the cells.Torsten Wittmann, University of California, San FranciscoTorsten Wittmann, University of California, San FranciscoPhotograph

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    Panorama view of golden mitochondria

    Mitochondria are the powerhouses of the cells, generating the energy the cells need to do their tasks and to stay alive. Researchers have studied mitochondria for some time because when these cell organelles don't as well as they should, several diseases develop. In this photograph of cow cells taken with a microscope, the mitochondria were stained in bright yellow to visualize them in the cell. The large blue dots are the cell nuclei and the gray web is the cytoskeleton of the cells.

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    Torsten Wittmann, University of California, San Francisco

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    Torsten Wittmann, University of California, San Francisco

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