Q. 54.1( 145 Votes )

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

Answer :

  • The mitochondria are known as the powerhouse of the cell. (Singular: Mitochondrion; Plural: Mitochondria)
  • Reason: ATP synthesis takes place in the mitochondria.
  • ATP molecules (Adenosine Triphosphate) are the energy molecules.
  • ATP molecules store and transport chemical energy within cells which they use to carry out the different processed.

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