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Mitochondria involve in respiration.Smooth ER produces lipids.

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No,all fat/lipid synthesis takes place in the smooth endoplasmic reticulum.And, fatty acids contain fats.

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No,it do not occurs in mitochodria.They are synthesized in smooth ER.

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