From Springfield, Missouri, USA:
How does the mitochondria in a cell affect the pancreas causing diabetes? What does it do to affect it? What makes that one mitochondrion not function properly?
Mitochondria are the energy powerhouses of the cells. Nobody really knows the answer to your question, however.
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:10:10
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