Which organelle is known as the powerhouse of the cell? Why?



Mitochondria is known as the powerhouse of the cell

  • The energy required by the body for all its functions is generated in the mitochondria
  • This energy is released in the form of ATP (Adenosine Triphosphate)

All the energy or “power” that we use on a daily basis for various activities is produced in the mitochondria.

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