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Dustin Lee 11/15/2006 Biology Block C 1. Both chloroplast and mitochondria convert things into energy. Then this energy is used by the organism which is essential to their life. 2. Mitochondria releases energy from sugars and certain other organic molecules. And then uses it in the formation of another organic molecule called ATP. Adenosine triphosphate is the main energy source that cells use for most of their work. 3. An envelope made of two membranes encloses the chloroplast. Internal membranes divide the chloroplast into compartments.
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Unformatted text preview: One compartment is a fluid-filled space inside the chloroplast’s envelope. The disks are a chloroplast’s solar “power packs”—the structures that actually trap light and convert it to chemical energy. 4. In the chloroplast, the membrane holds the disks and tubules that form another compartment. In mitochondria, the inner membrane of the envelope has numerous infoldings in which many of the enzymes and other molecules that function in cellular respiration are built....
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