Essays Tagged: "Mitochondrion"


the presence of oxygen, pyruvate or fatty acids, can be further oxidized in the mitochondria. Each mitochondrion is enclosed by two membranes separated by an intermembrane space. The intermembrane sp ... of solutes. This is similar to the contents of the chloroplast stroma and like the chloroplast, the mitochondrion is a semi-autonomous organelles containing the machinery for the production of some of ...

(4 pages) 148 1 5.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Plan cells.

ia due to the amount of energy they need, but skin cells have very few. The mitochondria (singular: mitochondrion) have two membranes. The outer membrane protects the organelle, and the inner membrane ...

(3 pages) 82 1 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

Botany Lab Report on Cellular Respiration.

bic respiration.Glycolysis takes place in the cytoplasm, while the other two steps occur within the mitochondrion organelle. In order to study the reaction of aerobic respiration, a source of mitochon ...

(8 pages) 142 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

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

nes. The outer membrane is smooth while the other is convoluted with unfoldings called cristae. The mitochondrion becomes even more complex when divided into its two internal compartments, the interme ... ated. During respiration, if oxygen is present, the pyruvic acid will be sent for conversion in the mitochondrion, which produces ATP molecules.Chloroplast both alike and dislike the mitochondria is a ...

(3 pages) 13489 2 4.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Cell Organelles

double membrane.* They are also the power house of the plant cell.* Chloroplasts works in line with mitochondrion to provide the cell with energy.* They also create ATP via the thylakoid membrane duri ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Mitochondrial DNA in aging, and Disease

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


(31 pages) 132 0 2.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Comparison & Contrast between Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration

to the production of ATP by the breakdown of organic substances. Cellular respiration occurs in the mitochondrion of the cell and photosynthesis occurs in the chloroplast. There are some similarities ... ithin the cell make use of the glucose molecule; these cell parts are called the mitochondria. Each mitochondrion takes glucose, breaks it down into atoms, and by mixing it with the atoms from more ox ...

(4 pages) 91 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Photosynthesis and Aerobic Respiration

7; brеakdown of organic substancеs. Aеrobic rеspiration occurs in thе mitochondrion of thе cеll and photosynthеsis occurs in thе chloroplast. Th&# ... 1077;; thеsе cеll parts arе callеd thе mitochondria. Еach mitochondrion takеs glucosе, brеaks it down into atoms, and by mixing it with th&# ...

(7 pages) 9 0 0.0 May/2012

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Genetic Engineering

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues