Do oysters have mitochondria?

Answer Oysters do indeed have mitochondria. Mitochondria produce energy for a cell, and help to keep oysters alive. Mitochondria can be found in the myocardial cells of oysters, as well as in the gill tis... Read More »

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When did Mitochondria incorporate?

According to the theory of endosymbiosis, mitochondria are descendant from aerobic bacteria that were incorporated into the ancestors of today's Eukaryotic cells. Based on studies comparing mitocho... Read More »

Do plant cells have mitochondria?

Plant cells do have mitochondria. Mitochondria are found in the cytoplasm of all plant cells. They break down carbohydrates and sugars to make energy. Every mitochondria has two membranes surroundi... Read More »

How much mitochondria does a human cell contain?

Mitochondria are the cell's power producers; they convert energy into forms that are usable by the cell. The amount of mitochondria each human cell contains is dependent on the cell's function. The... Read More »

Similarities in Structure of Mitochondria & Chloroplasts?

Mitochondria and chloroplasts are organelles found in eukaryotic organisms (e.g. organisms with a nucleus). Despite serving very different functions (mitochondria primarily produce energy for the c... Read More »