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What process does the organelle in illustration below perform?
The diagram below represents a cell found in some complex organisms. The enlarged section represents an organelle, labeled X, found in this cell.






This question is part of Regents #3 - extra credit
Asked by Jjanosko on Nov 16, 2017

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Answered on Nov 16, 2017

Allow a maximum of 5 credits, allocated as follows: Allow 1 credit for identifying organelle X as a mitochondrion. Allow 1 credit for stating the process this organelle performs. Acceptable responses include, but are not limited to: respiration aerobicrespiration releasesenergy Note: Allow credit for an answer that is consistent with the students response to the first bullet. Allow 1 credit for identifying the two raw materials needed for this process to occur. Acceptable responses include, but are not limited to: sugar/glucose oxygen(O2) Note: Allow credit for an answer that is consistent with the students response to the first bullet. Allow a maximum of 2 credits, 1 credit for identifying one molecule produced by this organelle and 1 credit for explaining why it is important to the organism. Acceptable responses include, but are not limited to: ATPThismoleculemakesenergyavailableforlifefunctions. Water This molecule is important for chemical reactions. CO2 This is a waste product that needs to be removed to maintain homeostasis. Note: Allow credit for an answer that is consistent with the students response to the first bullet.
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