Sodium Ion Regulates Mitochondrial ROS


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Cardiac injury; Cell signaling; Hypoxia; Na⁺/Ca²⁺exchanger; Reactive oxygen species; Sodium ion; Mito-chondrion


In addition to the diverse well-known physiological functions and pathophysiological effects of sodium ion (Na⁺), regulation of mitochondrial reactive oxygen species (ROS) by Na⁺ has recently been demonstrated by several studies published in highly influential journals. The findings from these studies, especially the proposed “cytosolic Na⁺‒Na⁺/Ca²⁺ exchanger‒mitochondrial ROS” axis, have greatly broadened our understanding of this most popular element in physiology and disease.

(First online: Feb 10, 2021)


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How to Cite

ROS, E. O. (2021). Sodium Ion Regulates Mitochondrial ROS . Reactive Oxygen Species, 11, n5–n6.