Mitochondria

Samuel Rupe& Monika Wesley

What does it do ?

The mitochondria (mighty mitochondria) is the power house of the cell,makes most energy for the cell, the mitochondria has two membranes :inner and outer and it has a different DNA than the rest of the cells.
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what else do we know?

Mitochondria are the site of most of the stages of aerobic Respiration . They are too small to be visible with the light Microscope .andThe inner membrane is highly folded to form structures called cristae.

what else does it do

· Mitochondria also metabolize amino acids, fatty acids, and steroids· Mitochondria create more than 90% of the energy needed by the body to support growth.  Mitochondria dysfunction leads to less energy generation by the cell and may cause serious injury or death.