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1

What are mitochondria ?

Mitochondria are structures in cells where respiration happens. .

2

Ribosomes are too small to see using the ……..microscope?

Ribosomes are too small to see using the light microscope. Chromosomes are made from DNA. Genes are short sections of DNA. Each gene is a set of coded instructions for making a particular protein

3

Respiration happens in …………………….

Respiration happens in mitochondria

4

Why does respiration take place?

This provides energy for life process such as movement and growth.

5

what happens in mitochondria?

Respiration, the chemical reaction that releases energy from glucose, happens in mitochondria.

6

Mitochondria are ?

Mitochondria are tiny structures found in cells.

7

One Mitochondria is called a ?

one is called a mitochondrion)

8

what has a lot of mitochondria in their cells.?

Tissues and organs that need a lot of energy have large numbers of mitochondria in their cells. For example, liver cells and muscle cells contain a lot of mitochondria.

9

Ribosomes are found in ………………. and are the site of …………. …………….. They can only be seen using an electron microscope

Ribosomes are are found in the cytoplasm and are the site of protein synthesis.

10

Ribosomes can only be seen with ?

They can only be seen using an electron microscope

11

Chromosomes are made from

Chromosomes are made from DNA. Genes are short sections of DNA. Each gene is a set of coded instructions for making a particular protein.