German: Mitochondrien
Japanese: ミトコンドリア

Cell biology. Small organelles of eukaryotic cells that produce energy in form of ATP by oxidation of nutrients. Mitochondria have the ability of self-replication. They have a double membrane, a circular DNA molecule and their own ribosomes.
The last step of cellular respiration takes place in the mitochondrial respiratory chain in the inner mitochondrial membrane of eukaryotes.

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