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9th of September 2015
Biology
Q:

Why nephron tubules contains great no. of mitochondoria?Give reasons.

Vishakha Sharma - CBSE - Class X

Wednesday, September 09, 2015 at 10:36:AM

A:

Hi Vishakha,

Not all region of nephron contain great number of mitochondria. Only those part where there is a high metabolic activity, possess high number of mitochondira. Those regions are proximal convoluted tubule and thick region of ascending limb.

Wednesday, September 09, 2015 at 18:20:PM