Mitochondria

Mitochondria - Peroxisomes Also called microbodies; no...

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Mitochondria Singular: mitochondrion ; sites of aerobic respiration and release of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) ; similar tolike plastids in being semiautonomous and containing DNA and ribosomes; also reproduce by fission; inner membrane with many folds or cristae Bounded by one membrane Phospholipid bilayer that regulates material
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Unformatted text preview: Peroxisomes Also called microbodies; no internal membranes, DNA, or ribosomes, but are self-replicating; some important in photorespiration; glyoxisomes contain enzymes that convert fats to sucrose during seed germination; others associated with mitochondria...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course BIO 1421 taught by Professor Farr during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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