what is mitchondria

Asked by  | 2nd Jul, 2008, 04:01: PM

Expert Answer:

Mitochondria are organelles present in eukaryotic cells. They are rod-shaped structures, covered by 2 membranes. They are responsible for energy production and cellular respiration. They contain their own DNA and ribosomes. Mitochondria are known as powerhouses of the cell.

Answered by  | 2nd Jul, 2008, 06:46: PM

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