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Cell Membrane and Function Of Mitochondria

Cell Membrane

Human and animal cell membrane

How it all begins...

Everything on the earth need the sun's energy to produce life cycles and sustain life.

By receiving their energy from the sun, plants provide us with oxygen and and other nutrients.

In turn, animals and human beings through these nutrients make their own "energy currency" throught their mitochondria.

The mitochondria are our energy producing factories.  When our mitochondria become dysfuntional we become ill and diseased.  This is why most people today suffer from illnesses and diseases.

These mitochondria produce a readily changing and varied energy currency in the form of ATP.  A high-energy molecule that we need to do just about everything we do.

Our mitochondria function by producing the ordered ATP (adenosine triphosphate) molecules which are the energy supply for the processes of life.  Adenosine is very important in life processes, such as energy transfer.

If our mitochondria is dysfunctional we become ill and diseased.  The most popular illnesses are as follows:

Diabetes mellitus and deafness (DAD)
Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON)
Leigh syndrome, subacute sclerosing encephalopathy
Neuropathy, ataxia, retinitis pigmentosa, and ptosis (NARP)
Myoneurogenic gastrointestinal encephalopathy (MNGIE)
Myoclonic Epilepsy with Ragged Red Fibers (MERRF)
Mitochondrial myopathy, encephalomyopathy, lactic acidosis, stroke-like symptoms (MELAS)

These are the symptoms from having dysfunctional mitochondria:  poor growth, loss of muscle coordination, muscle weakness, visual problems, hearing problems, learning disabilities, heart disease, liver disease, kidney disease, gastrointestinal disorders, respiratory disorders, neurological problems, autonomic dysfunction, dementia.