[PLURAL MI·TO·CHON·DRI·A, CELL BIOLOGY]
an organelle in the cytoplasm of cells that functions in energy production.
The mitochondrion (plural mitochondria) is a double membrane-bound organelle
found in most eukaryotic cells. The word mitochondrion comes from the Greek ...
Mitochondria - Turning on the Powerhouse. Mitochondria are known as the
powerhouses of the cell. They are organelles that act like a digestive system
Mitochondria are fascinating structures that create energy to run the cell. Learn
how the small genome inside mitochondria assists this function and how proteins
In Journey into the Cell , we looked at the structure of the two major types of cells: prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. Mitochondria
are the cell's power producers. The intermembrane space is the narrow part between the two membranes while the mitochondrial matrix is... More »
Mitochondria are often referred to as the powerhouses of the cells. They generate
the energy that our cells need to do their jobs. For example, brain cells need a ...
Apr 30, 2015 ... Mitochondria are specialized structures unique to the cells of animals, plants and
fungi. They serve as batteries, powering various functions of ...
Quick look: Mitochondrion (plur: mitochondria) – energy converter, determinator,
generator (of reactive oxygen chemicals), enhancer, provider of genetic history ...
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 ...
Mitochondrial diseases result from failures of the mitochondria, specialized
compartments present in every cell of the body except red blood cells.