2016年9月9日 星期五

mitochondrion, Parkinson’s, breathalyser, potalyzer

A 'potalyzer' for roadside marijuana tests | Stanford News
Stanford University News‎ - 1 day ago
Stanford engineers develop the 'potalyzer,' a roadside saliva test for marijuana intoxication.



A new study identifies a possible way to reverse the damage of Parkinson’s—but only in individual cells and fruit flies.

Glitches in cells’ mitochondria power plants underlie various types of cases
SCIENTIFICAMERICAN.COM|由 KAREN WEINTRAUB 上傳


粒線體粒線體(mitochondrion),是一種存在於大多數真核細胞中的由兩層膜包被的胞器[1]直徑在0.5到10微米左右。除了溶組織內阿米巴籃氏賈第鞭毛蟲以及幾種微孢子蟲外,大多數真核細胞或多或少都擁有粒線體,但它們各自擁有的粒線體在大小、數量及外觀等方面上都有所不同。



breathalyser

ˈbrɛθəlʌɪzə/
noun
noun: Breathalyzer
  1. a device used by police for measuring the amount of alcohol in a driver's breath.
    "a breathalyser test proved negative"

potalyzer
pot+ alyser

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