[PLURAL MI·TO·CHON·DRI·A, CELL BIOLOGY.]
an organelle in the cytoplasm of cells that functions in energy production.
Components of a typical mitochondrion. 1 Outer membrane. 1.1 Porin. 2
Intermembrane space. 2.1 Intracristal space: 2.2 Peripheral space. 3 Lamella. 3.1
Mitochondria are rod-shaped organelles that can be considered the power
generators of the cell, converting oxygen and nutrients into adenosine
Mitochondria - Turning on the Powerhouse. Mitochondria are known as the
powerhouses of the cell. They are organelles that act like a digestive system
Nov 2, 2016 ... The mitochondria in the cells throughout our bodies are responsible for creating
90% of the energy needed to sustain life and support organ ...
Mitochondria play a critical role in the generation of metabolic energy in
eukaryotic cells. As reviewed in Chapter 2, they are responsible for most of the
Mitochondria are fascinating structures that create energy to run the cell. Learn
how the small genome inside mitochondria assists this function and how proteins
May 13, 2016 ... Mitochondrion, membrane-bound organelle found in the cytoplasm of almost all
eukaryotic cells (cells with clearly defined nuclei), the primary ...
Mitochondria are the energy factories of the cells. The energy currency for the
work that animals must do is the energy-rich molecule adenosine triphosphate ...