Peroxisomes are microbodies that contain enzymes for oxidizing certain organic molecules

Peroxisomes are - Peroxisomes are microbodies that contain enzymes for oxidizing certain organic molecules with the release of hydrogen

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Peroxisomes are microbodies that contain enzymes for oxidizing certain organic molecules with the release of hydrogen peroxide ( toxic Vacuoles: larger membrane-bounded organelles - function in storage Mitochondrion: produces energy - site of cellular respiration (ATP production from carbohydrates) - bounded by 2 membranes: outer mitochondrial membrane & inner mitochondrial membrane - also have folded membrane system (folds are cristae , inner fluid-filled space is the matrix ) - extensive membrane system needed in both chloroplasts & mitochondria for ATP synthesis (mitochondrial ribosomes synthesize several mitochondrial proteins) - mitochondrial genes are inherited only from mother (egg contains mitochondria; sperm loses all organelles except nucleus during fertilization) Nucleus: stores genetic information in cells - the nucleus is bounded by a porous double membrane, the nuclear envelope
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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Peroxisomes are - Peroxisomes are microbodies that contain enzymes for oxidizing certain organic molecules with the release of hydrogen

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