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

Answer 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 »

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What Are Cellular Organelles?

Large complex working entities are usually made of smaller parts that specialize in a specific function. In the human body, there are organs that take on a specific role and contribute to the large... Read More »

Why do the pancreas and small intestine continuously produce enzymes if enzymes are reusable?

A few things. The pH is not high in the small intestine. If it were, your small intestine would be significantly eroded. The pancreas releases, among other things, bicarbonate, a very basic compoun... Read More »

Do oysters have mitochondria?

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 »

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 »