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Mitochondrion. The Power House of the Cell Joshua Matulevich Robert Benscoter. Structure. Outer membrane Intermembrane space Inner membrane Cristae Matrix. Function. Heat production Storage of Calcium ions Aerobic respiration. Dysfunction. Neurological disorders

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Mitochondrion

The Power House of the Cell

Joshua Matulevich

Robert Benscoter


Structure

  • Outer membrane

  • Intermembrane space

  • Inner membrane

  • Cristae

  • Matrix


Function

  • Heat production

  • Storage of Calcium ions

  • Aerobic respiration


Dysfunction

  • Neurological disorders

  • Systemic manifestations

  • Nuclear gene defects

  • Aging link


Replication

  • Single-celled eukaryotes

  • Other eukaryotes

  • Mitochondrial genes


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1. Where are Mitochondria found?

In nearly all Eukaryotic cells

2. What is the main function of Mitochondria?

To produce Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP)


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