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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 […]

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The Function of Golgi apparatus

The Function of Golgi apparatus

Function : The Golgi apparatus functions in association with the endoplasmic reticulum. i.Substances transported from the endoplasmic reticulum to the Golgi apparatus are then processed in the Golgi apparatus to form lysosomes, secretory vesicles, or other cytoplasmic components. ii. ft is associated with transmission of secretory products. iii. Intracellular vesicles formed by the Golgi apparatus […]

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Functions of Muscles and Naming of Skeletal Muscles

Functions of Muscles and Naming of Skeletal Muscles

Functions of Muscles and Naming of Skeletal Muscles Functions of Muscles The functions of muscles are : Prime mover – muscle with the major responsibility for a certain movement Antagonist – muscle that opposes or reverses a prime mover Synergist – muscle that aids a prime mover in a movement and helps prevent rotation Fixator […]

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