Mitochondria is working as a pacemaker of the speed of development in cells not only for cellular respiration and energy production.
Cells Across the Body Talk to Each Other About Aging | Quanta Magazine
Biologists discovered that mitochondria in different tissues talk to each other to repair injured cells. When their signal fails, the biological clock starts winding down.
Mitochondrial transplants between living cells could save dying organs
Mitochondria are known as the powerhouses of the cells, taking in glucose and oxygen and producing energy in return. But this central role in cellular function means when things go awry it can have serious consequences for organ function, particularly in those that demand lots of energy like the...