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The functions of the mitochondria

The functions of the mitochondria

Functions are 1. The enzymes of the mitochondria cause oxidation of the nutrients (carbohydrate, protein, and fat), thereby forming carbon dioxide & water and liberate energy. The liberated energy is used to synthesize a high energy substance called a triphosphate (ATP). ATP is then transported out of the mitochondrion and it diffuses throughout the cell […]

April 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
Functions of the cell membrane

Functions of the cell membrane

a. Functions of the lipid of the cell membrane: i. The lipid layer in the middle of the membrane is impermeable to the usual water-soluble substances such as ions, glucose. and urea. sat-soluble substances, such as oxygen, carbon dioxide, alcohol, can penetrate this portion of the membrane with ease, ii. The cholesterol in the cell […]

April 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
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