The Biochemistry of Movement > 9.7.1. ATP is the energy currency of every living cell > The Role of The Mitochondria >
Identify mitochondria as the cell organelles involved in aerobic respiration and the site of most ATP synthesis
- Mitochondria are the cell organelles that play a role in releasing energy from food through the process of cellular respiration.
- Approximately 90% of the ATP produced during cellular respiration comes from the mitochondria.