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What is the function of the mitochondria
The main function of the mitochondrion is the production of energy, in the form of adenosine triphosphate (ATP).
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The main function of the mitochondrion is the production of energy, in the form of adenosine triphosphate (ATP).
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Mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell.
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