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mi·to·chon·dri·on
[mahy-tuh-kon-dree-uhn]
NOUN [PLURAL MI·TO·CHON·DRI·A, CELL BIOLOGY.]
1.
an organelle in the cytoplasm of cells that functions in energy production.
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Mitochondrion - Wikipedia

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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 Inner ...

Molecular Expressions Cell Biology: Mitochondria

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Mitochondria are rod-shaped organelles that can be considered the power generators of the cell, converting oxygen and nutrients into adenosine triphosphate ...

Biology4Kids.com: Cell Structure: Mitochondria

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Mitochondria - Turning on the Powerhouse. Mitochondria are known as the powerhouses of the cell. They are organelles that act like a digestive system which ...

What is Mitochondrial Disease? – UMDF

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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 - The Cell - NCBI Bookshelf

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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 useful ...

Mitochondria, Cell Energy, ATP Synthase | Learn Science at Scitable

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Mitochondria are fascinating structures that create energy to run the cell. Learn how the small genome inside mitochondria assists this function and how proteins  ...

mitochondrion | biology | Britannica.com

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May 13, 2016 ... Mitochondrion, membrane-bound organelle found in the cytoplasm of almost all eukaryotic cells (cells with clearly defined nuclei), the primary ...

Mitochondria - Hyperphysics

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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 ...