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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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 »

What do enzymes, mitochondria and cellular organelles have in common?

Mitochondria are cell organelles that provide the cell with usable energy in the form of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) in a process called aerobic respiration. The matrix of mitochondria contains en... Read More »

Do oysters have eyes?

Although some bivalves, such as scallops, have weak eyes, oysters do not have eyes. Their heads and nervous systems are poorly developed, and they spend their lives attached to one place and do not... Read More »

How do oysters have babies?

Once an oyster attaches to the ocean floor, it remains stationary for the rest of its life. This immobility requires certain adaptations; to feed, for instance, an oyster forces water into its gill... Read More »