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Atractyloside in Plants

Atractyloside is a glycoside found in certain plants that leads to herbal poisoning worldwide, especially in Africa and the Mediterranean regions. How does atractyloside affect mitochondrial respiration?

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There are a number of different types of compounds that affect mitochondrial functions. Among the most obvious are the:
1. electron transport inhibitors
2. phosphorylation inhibitors
3. uncoupling ...

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100+ words outline the effects of atractyloside on mitochondrial respiration.