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14th International Conference of the Metabolomics Society

The 14th International Conference of the Metabolomics Society will be held at the Washington State Convention Center in downtown Seattle, June 24 – 28, 2018. Dan Raftery is the chair of the scientific organizing committee. The conference has an overall goal of Making...

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Biochemistry of Exercise-induced Metabolic Acidosis

Mitochondria and Metabolism Journal Club -  September 2016 Journal article presented by Michal Handzlik, PhD,  Senior Fellow in Tian Laboratory It is well recognized that both skeletal and cardiac muscle consume more carbohydrates during increased workload (e.g. high...

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Advances in Metabolomics

Daniel Raftery, PhD, Director of the Metabolomics Core Facility. The rapidly growing field of metabolomics focuses on the quantitative analysis of many hundreds of metabolites in complex specimens that include bio-fluids, tissues and cells. Small molecule metabolites...

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Hypoxia as a Therapy for Mitochondrial Disease

Mitochondria and Metabolism Journal Club Presented by Chi Fung Lee, PhD – March 2016 Hypoxia as a Therapy for Mitochondrial Disease - by Jain et al., Science 2016 Introduction: faulty respiratory chain leads to human mitochondrial diseases and is associated with many...

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