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Microbiomes: Micro-organisms in a Particular Environment

Microbiomes are micro-organisms that inhabit a particular environment, such as the body or any part of the body. Our personal microbiomes consists of a vast array of micro-organisms that help us stay alive. As an illustration, they break down our food to release energy, protect us from germs, and affect our moods. Our microbiome change … Read more

Mitochondria: Principal Energy Source of Cells

What are Mitochondria? Mitochondria are cellular organelles1 that produce energy for body cells. Because of this function, they are the principal energy source of cells. How do they do this? Mitochondria take in nutrients to our cells and then convert them into energy rich molecules that nourish the cells. Furthermore, oxygen is a very important … Read more