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it is an organelle that harvests energy from organic compounds to make ATP. It is nearly all eukayotic cells
the main energy currency of cells and most of the cells ATP is made in the mitochondria
give an example of a cell that has high energy requirements which means it needs to contain lots of mitochondria
How many membranes does a mitochondria have?
two---inner membrane is folded and outer membrane smooth. it is inside these membranes chemical reactions take place to produce ATP
Mitochondria contains something similiar to nucleus...what?
has DNA and ribosomes and they can make some of their own proteins.