Fig. 2.19 Mitochondrial structure. (Sources of images below. Used with permission.)






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Description         English: A diagram showing a mitochondrion of the eukaryotic cell. Mitochondria are organelles surrounded by membranes, distributed in the cytosol of most eukaryotic cells. Its main function is the conversion of potential energy of pyruvate molecules into ATP.

Português: o diagrama mostra uma secção de uma mitocôndria de célula eucariótica. Mitocôndrias são organelas envolvidas por membranas, distribuídas no citosol da maioria das células eucarióticas. Sua função principal é a conversão de um potencial de energia de moléculas de alimento em ATP.

Date                   2 May 2006

Source               the diagram i made myself using adobe illustrator. as a source for the information i used the diagrams found here:[1], [2], [3], [4], [5], [6] and [7].

Author              Mariana Ruiz Villarreal LadyofHats

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Description                          English: Diagram of a mitochondrion

Date                                        15 August 2013, 21:02:58

Source                                   Own work based on: Mitochondrion mini.svg

Author                                   Kelvinsong; modified by Sowlos

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