Why is mitochondria called the powerhouse of the cell ?

Asked by vijai.kishan | 24th May, 2020, 11:06: AM

Expert Answer:

Mitochondria is called power House of the cells because they carry out the process of aerobic respiration and generate the energy molecules (ATP or adenosine triphosphate) for cell operation.

Answered by Varsha | 24th May, 2020, 03:00: PM