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2014-05-23T10:23:50+05:30


The most important function of the mitochondria is to produce energy in the form of ATP molecules. This entire process is known as oxidative phosphorylation.
It is important to maintain proper concentration of calcium ions within the various compartments of the cell. Mitochondria help the cells to achieve this goal by serving as storage tanks of calcium ions.
They also help in the building of certain parts of the blood, and hormones like testosterone and estrogen.
Mitochondria in the liver cells have enzymes that detoxify ammonia and hence takes part in detoxification.
They play an important role in the process of programmed cell death. Unwanted and excess cells are pruned away during the development of an organism. The process is known as apoptosis. Abnormal cell death due to mitochondrial dysfunction can affect the functio
n of organ.
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2014-05-23T10:47:17+05:30
The main function of the mitochondria is to produce energy for various parts of the body. It also helps in the building of certain parts of the blood and hormones like testosterone and the estrogens.

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