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What is the name of the process that occurs in a cell’s mitochondria?

The process is referred to as oxidative phosphorylation. Mitochondria are the powerhouses of cells and produce ATP which provides energy to all the functions in our body. They can be damaged by toxins such as alcohol, nicotine, or medications like chemotherapy drugs that we take for cancer treatment. This damage may lead to a number of diseases including Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. What is your understanding of how mitochondria work? Let us know if you have any questions about these powerhouse organelles!

Jess Shaver
Jess Shaver
Online Entrepreneur. Successfully running and operating multiple eCommerce ventures, in between writing about it all.

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