2019 Nobel Prize Awarded For Research on Oxygen Sensing in Cells

It has long been known that Oxygen is extremely vital to animal life. The mitochondria inside of virtually all cells require oxygen in order to convert food into vital energy. With the 1938 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, it was discovered that cells in the the caratoid body (near the cartoroid artery) senses oxygen levels and sends information to the brain to control respiratory rate. Last week, the 2019 Nobel Prize Award in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to a group of three researchers who discovered the mechanism that explains how every cell of the body is likewise able to detect the amount of oxygen present. What implications are found in this research? According to the Press

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