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.