Universitas Helsingiensis


University of Helsinki

Institute of Biomedicine/Biochemistry

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Mitochondria undergo functional and structural changes during the execution phase of programmed cell death or apoptosis. In the Mitogroup we study the biochemistry of these changes.

Fluorescence microscope image of mitochondria in a fibroblast. The cell nucleus is located in the dark area in the middle.


The Mitogroup is a part of the Helsinki Biophysics and Biomembrane Group. The Mitogroup is receiving support from the University of Helsinki Research Funds, the Sigrid Juselius Foundation, the Finska Läkaresällskapet and Perklén Memorial Foundation.

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