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Oroboros O2k


O2k-Publications in the MiPMap
  • 2015-01-11: » Recent O2k-Publications
  • 2015-10-28: * Burtscher J, Zangrandi L, Schwarzer C, Gnaiger E (2015) Differences in mitochondrial function in homogenated samples from healthy and epileptic specific brain tissues revealed by high-resolution respirometry. Mitochondrion doi:10.1016/j.mito.2015.10.007. - »Bioblast link«
  • 2015-08-16: O2k-Innovation: Harrison DK, Fasching M, Fontana-Ayoub M, Gnaiger E (2015) Cytochrome redox states and respiratory control in mouse and beef heart mitochondria at steady-state levels of hypoxia. J Appl Physiol 119:1210-8. - »Bioblast link«
  • 2015-07-03: High-resolution respirometry for simultaneous measurement of oxygen and hydrogen peroxide fluxes in permeabilized cells, tissue homogenate and isolated mitochondria. Biomolecules 5:1319-38. »Bioblast link«
  • 2015-04-01: New O2k-topic: Cryopreservation
  • 2015-02-08: O2k-Fluorometer
  • Simultaneous high-resolution measurement of mitochondrial respiration and hydrogen peroxide production. Methods Mol Biol 1264:245-61. »PMID 25631019«
  • Use of safranin for the assessment of mitochondrial membrane potential by high-resolution respirometry and fluorometry. Methods Enzymol 542:163-81. »PMID 24862266«
  • Measurement of ADP-ATP exchange in relation to mitochondrial transmembrane potential and oxygen consumption. Methods Enzymol 542:333-48. »PMID 24862274«
  • A radical approach to beating hypoxia: depressed free radical release from heart fibres of the hypoxia-tolerant epaulette shark (Hemiscyllum ocellatum). J Comp Physiol B 182:91-100. »PMID 21748398«


  • 2015-07-06: To the heart of the Amazon: can mitochondria from fish heart help understanding why human heart mitochondria work the way they do? - An O2k-Workshop and project with the O2k-Network Lab in Manaus: BR Manaus Val AL
  • 2015-06-06: The Bengt Saltin Award was presented at The Saltin Symposium 2015 by HRH Crown Prince Frederik to Christoph Siebenmann.
  • 2015-05-31: Cellular concerns on microwells: But then the whole mix is thrown into a flat-bottomed microwell where the newly sprouted cells bunch up and do not exactly look or behave like cells grown au naturel. »more details«
  • 2015-03-29: We welcome Siddiqah George as the O2k-Network Manager South Africa, cooperating in on-site installations of the O2k and technical support.
  • 2015-02-05: The page 'MiPNet Reference Laboratories' / 'O2k-WorldWide' has been re-named as O2k-Network.
MitoCom Tyrol
Sunpoin, Taiwan
» Oxidative stress, Free radicals, Reactive nitrogen species, Nitric oxide synthase, Melatonin, Cardiolipin
» Calcium retention capacity, Permeability transition pore, TMRM and Talk:TMRM
» Carnitine acyltransferase, Palmitoyl-CoA, Carnitine palmitoyltransferase I, Carnitine-acylcarnitine translocase, Carnitine acetyltransferase
Anthony Hickey
  • 2014-04-29: » With Turkey, Colombia and Croatia, the O2k is now applied in 42 countries.

2014-02-25: Continuous innovation

» New O2k-Manual
O2k-Publications in the MiPMap

2013-10-26: » >1.000 O2k-Publications

» MitoCom
» Oligomycin
Peter Hochachka, Peru 1996
» Comparative mitochondrial physiology - Publications in the MiPMap
» High altitude in Bolivia 2012
» Houska Award 2012
» Dr. Zdenek Drahota - 80 active years - and many more!!
» Dr. Josef Houstek - 65 active years - and many more!!

K-Regio MitoFit


Next O2k-Workshops - we bring high-resolution respirometry to you
» O2k-Workshop Greenville (NC, US), August 2015
» O2k-Workshop Schroecken (AT), October 2015
Koerbersee - Schroecken, AT
Erich Gnaiger

The 100th O2k-Workshop will be held in Schroecken - Hotel Koerbersee, Austria

» All Oroboros Events

Oroboros picture of the month

  • 2015-09-03:

Mitochondrial Oroboros by Odra Noel

The mitochondrial Oroboros (by Odra Noel, London, 2012) was a centre piece of MiPArt at Bioblast 2012 illustrating the cycle of fission and fusion, with quality control as an essential mechanism to stay MitoFit. Sept 2015.

  • 2015-08-25:

Ouroboros-2 Stepanova Anna.JPG

An Ouroboros (made by Anna Stepanova, New York, 2015) helping with DatLab analysis - the picture was sent by Anna Stepanova during her participation in the O2k-Workshop in Greenville, August 2015.

  • 2015-07-12:

Ouroboros Manaus-Sao Paulo 4631.JPG

An Ouroboros tattoo from Sao Paulo walking in Manaus - observed during the O2k-Workshop July 2015.


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