Fast Facts Cell Respiration

Fast Facts cell Respiration

  1. Inside every body cell are small, sausage-shaped structures called mitochondria.
  2. These mitochondria use oxygen to release energy from fuels, such as glucose, that you get from food.
  3. The released energy is used to power the cell activities that keep you alive and healthy.
  4. This energy release process, called cell respiration, produces waste carbon dioxide.