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By Tom Phillips,
Josie Southam
Simone Oldfield…read more

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·Double membrane with inner folds called cristae…read more

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Structure continued...
Mitochondria has folds to enable it to have a
large surface area ­ needed as it is a
specialised exchange surface it also enhances
it's ability to produce ATP.…read more

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The mitochondria is the site of aerobic
The main role of a mitochondrion is to produce
ATP as energy for the cell.
There are several other functions, including
energy conservation, the citric acid cycle, heat
production, storage of calcium ions, steroid
synthesis and regulation of cellular metabolism.…read more

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Function continued...
Mitochondria controls the level of water and
other material in a cell.
Recycles and decomposes proteins, fats and
carbohydrates.…read more

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· ATP is Adenosine Triphosphate.
It is an energy source produced during photosynthesis and
cellular respiration and consumed by many enzymes.
Glucose + Oxygen = ATP
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