Cell Metabolism cover

Nicholas P. Restifo, (NIH/NCI)
Project description:
This cover illustrates the measurement of the voltage difference across the inner mitochondrial membrane, which serves as the electromotive force for ATP synthesis in all eukaryotic cells. High voltage predicts cell differentiation, function, and death.
Manuscript title:
Mitochondrial Membrane Potential Identifies Cells with Enhanced Stemness for Cellular Therapy
Cell Metab. 2016 Jan 12;23(1):63-76
PMID: 26674251
Illustrator: Alan Hoofring