Essays Tagged: "Mitochondria"

How changes in the atmosphere, eukarotes, and multicellularity have occured and influenced life on earth

forms of aerobic bacteria. Other cells may have become symbionts with larger cells and evolved into mitochondria. As the amount of oxygen and other atmospheric gasses increased, they started blocking ... on into a number off distinct chromosomes, and complex organelles, among which are chloroplasts and mitochondria. Scientists believe that eukaryotic organisms such as the protists evolved from the pro ...

(2 pages) 79 1 3.2 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences


okay excellentMitochondria are responsible for energy production. They are also the responsible location for which ... le for energy production. They are also the responsible location for which respiration takes place. Mitochondria contain enzymes that help convert food material into adenosine triphosphate (ATP), whic ... rial into adenosine triphosphate (ATP), which can be used directly by the cell as an energy source. Mitochondria tend to be concentrated near cellular structures that require large inputs of energy, s ...

(4 pages) 148 1 5.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Botany Lab Report on Cellular Respiration.

IntroductionAerobic respiration is the process by which mitochondria consume oxygen and organic fuel to produce ATP for the organism to use. Fermentation is ... hin the mitochondrion organelle. In order to study the reaction of aerobic respiration, a source of mitochondria is needed. Using a microcentrifuge, the mitochondria are removed from a solution of gro ... Using a microcentrifuge, the mitochondria are removed from a solution of ground up lima beans. The mitochondria still carry out aerobic respiration even when they are removed from the rest of their c ...

(8 pages) 142 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology


e Golgi apparatus, where it is further processed.---------------------------------------------------Mitochondria are bounded by a double membrane. The innermembrane is folded to form little shelves, c ... n.---------------------------------------------------The energy-related organelles, chloroplasts andmitochondria, convert one form of energy into another.While chloroplasts are unique to plant cells, ...

(3 pages) 77 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Mitochondria and Chloroplast a detailed comparison between the functions and purposes of the mitochondria and chloroplast.

When comparing and contrasting the mitochondria and chloroplast, a person learns all of the similarities and differences between the tw ... rns all of the similarities and differences between the two. In this essay, you will read about the mitochondria, the chloroplast, and their biochemical reactions.The mitochondria often referred to as ... se cell is found in the eukaruotic cells. There, those cells are often found in groups of hundreds. Mitochondria cells can be anywhere from 1 to 10 um long in length, but are able to change shapes, mo ...

(3 pages) 14486 2 4.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

"Describe the theory of endosymbiosis and the arguments for and against this theory"

d as communities of interacting entities a could join together in a specific order. Organelles like mitochondria and chloroplasts were themselves prokaryotic cells before the development of eukaryotic ... ould have their own DNA and also should resemble that of bacteria and different from the host's DNA.Mitochondria as aerobic bacteria, chloroplasts as cyanobacteria...For mitochondria, they previously ...

(4 pages) 64 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This is a assignment on lipids

atus. Centrosomesf)Contains membrane stacks called grana. Chloroplastg)Site of aerobic respiration. Mitochondriah)Structure containing cell sap. Vacuolei)Proteins are assembled here. Ribosomej)Structu ...

(4 pages) 43 1 2.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

What is Mitochondria?

Mitochondria provide the energy a cell needs to move, divide, produce secretory products, contract - ... cell. They are about the size of bacteria but may have different shapes depending on the cell type.Mitochondria are membrane-bound organelles, and like the nucleus have a double membrane. The outer m ... gy. Cells make ATP when and where they need it. Muscle cells need a lot of ATP so they have lots of mitochondria. Muscle cells convert chemical energy (in ATP) into kinetic energy: striated muscles co ...

(2 pages) 64 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Aerobic Respiration

Cellular respiration is a metabolic process that occurs in the mitochondria of eukaryotic cells. Respiration is the opposite of photosynthesis, which uses energy f ...

(1 pages) 134 4 3.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Animal Cells

tents. Nucleolus is a small region that is made up of RNA and protiens, it also produces ribosomes. Mitochondria burns food molecules to release energy. This energy is used by cells to do work. This w ...

(2 pages) 28 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

DNA (Deoxyribonucleic acid)

It can be found in cell organelles such as plasmids inbacteria, also in chloroplasts in plants, and mitochondria in plants and animals.All DNA molecules contain a set of linked units called nucleotide ...

(2 pages) 85 1 2.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays


chromosomes, cell membrane, cell wall, cytoplasm, endoplasmic reticulum, chloroplasts, vacuole, and mitochondria. Some of plant cell structures are similar with animal cell. Plant cells and animal cel ... mon, they have nucleus, chromosomes, cell membrane, cytoplasm, endoplasmic reticulum, vacuoles, and mitochondria. But they also had some difference; plant cells have cell wall and chloroplasts but ani ...

(2 pages) 80 4 3.5 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Cell walls revised.

e central vacuole, and plasmodesmata.Like other eukaryotes, plants have a nucleus, plasma membrane, mitochondria, and other organelles, but plant cells differ from animal, fungal, and protist cells in ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Mitochondrial DNA in aging, and Disease

ereditary optic neuropathy) in several families could be traced to a small inherited mutations in a mitochondrial gene.2) The narrator of this article is Douglas C. Wallace.3) The research being condu ... rigin of a specific form of adult blindness.4) The total amount of energy provided to a cell by the mitochondria is aprox. 90%.5) In 1962 Rolf Luft and his co-workers at the Karoinska reported that an ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Communication process of Neurons in the Brain

ons. A single synapse contains presynaptic ending where the neurotransmitters, cell organelles, and mitochondria work in harmony. Receptor sites for neurotransmitters are in the postsynaptic ending. T ...

(1 pages) 203 1 2.8 Dec/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Neuronal Functions

med.Neurons are just like any other cell in the body in that they contain organelles (i.e. nucleus, mitochondria, endoplasmic reticulum, etc.). What make them special are the locations and numbers of ... ide of the cell by the golgi apparatus to be used by other cells. Another organelle inside cells is mitochondria. Mitochondria are in charge of producing energy for the cell. This is done by breaking ...

(7 pages) 54 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Photosynthesis lab report

nEvery species on earth needs some kind of energy sources in order to survive. In animal cells, the mitochondria produce ATP from cellular respiration. However, the plant cells have a different type o ...

(7 pages) 129 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Biology Grad Standard

en we have our wonderful power plant which is always delivering the best of power. This acts as our mitochondria. And then we never waste any thing because we have the best recycling area in the whole ...

(1 pages) 459 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


s the person they are the clone of. Their personality would also be very different as well as their mitochondria and uterine that make the person different. Human cloning should be legalized. There is ...

(2 pages) 11 0 5.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Bacteria In General: Brucellosis

k or have very few internal membranes, which mean that they do not have some of the organelles like mitochondria or chloroplasts. Most bacteria are benign or beneficial such as the yeast we use in rai ...

(9 pages) 46 0 4.6 Sep/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology