A mitochondria is special because of it's ability to produce a lot of energy, in the form of ATP. The process that creates all of this energy is called glucose metabolism and happens in 2 main stages: 1) Glycolysis 2)… Full Answer
Butterflies are obviously part of the food chain but there main benefit to other organisms is that they transfer pollon form one plant to another. This is not done by the butterfly for the benefit of plants as the buttefly… Full Answer
In simple terms, when the Page button is pressed on the base unit of a cordless phone, the transmitter circuit within the base is then activated and a signal is transmitted to the portable unit. The portable unit receives the… Full Answer
Shields were important to any ancient army. They were a soldier's main form of defense but could also be used as an offensive weapon. In the Roman army, the owner's name and unit were written on the back of the… Full Answer
Polyoxyalkylenes are a group of polymers or oligomers with a repeating unit of -(CxHyO)- structure. The simplest version of these compounds is PEO (polyethyleneoxide) which has a repeating unit structure of (-(CH2CH2O)-. The main chain of these materials could be… Full Answer
If a food chain loses an organism, it creates an imbalance and disruption in the food chain. For example, if a species of bird becomes extinct, the insect population can grow dramatically which creates problems for other creatures.