Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Mitochondrial Health

Mitochondria structure and functions



Mitochondria/ Mitochondrion,
membrane-bound organelle found in the cytoplasm of almost all eukaryotic cells.
Composition :
Made up of lipid proteins and DNA
Structure :
Double membrane structure
Outer membrane and inner membrane
Inner membrane have infolds c/d cristae
Inner membrane fluid is known as Matrix.
Functions :
the primary function of which is to generate large quantities of energy in the form of adenosine triphosphate (ATP).

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