Do mitochondria and ribosomes help make enzymes?

Watch this thread
T2002
Badges: 5
Rep:
? You'll earn badges for being active around the site. Rep gems come when your posts are rated by other community members.
#1
Report Thread starter 5 years ago
#1
I am currently revising for mock exams, is this true? I can't find anything on the internet that suggests this?
Thankyou so much in advance!
0
reply
username3006294
Badges: 14
Rep:
? You'll earn badges for being active around the site. Rep gems come when your posts are rated by other community members.
#2
Report 5 years ago
#2
(Original post by T2002)
I am currently revising for mock exams, is this true? I can't find anything on the internet that suggests this?
Thankyou so much in advance!
Enzymes are proteins so ribosomes are involved in producing this proteins (in translation) and ATP is required in the activation stage of translation so yes, both organelles are involved
1
reply
WhoDaresWins
Badges: 17
Rep:
? You'll earn badges for being active around the site. Rep gems come when your posts are rated by other community members.
#3
Report 5 years ago
#3
(Original post by T2002)
I am currently revising for mock exams, is this true? I can't find anything on the internet that suggests this?
Thankyou so much in advance!
Mitochondria provide the energy and ribosomes make proteins, enzymes are proteins.
2
reply
Ruzina123
Badges: 2
Rep:
? You'll earn badges for being active around the site. Rep gems come when your posts are rated by other community members.
#4
Report 5 years ago
#4
(Original post by T2002)
I am currently revising for mock exams, is this true? I can't find anything on the internet that suggests this?
Thankyou so much in advance!
Enzymes are made from proteins which are made up of amino acids. Mitochondria and ribosomes are organelles you find inside of a cell that help it to carry out its function.
1
reply
wolfmoon88
Badges: 21
? You'll earn badges for being active around the site. Rep gems come when your posts are rated by other community members.
#5
Report 5 years ago
#5
(Original post by T2002)
I am currently revising for mock exams, is this true? I can't find anything on the internet that suggests this?
Thankyou so much in advance!
Mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell... (produces ATP) most metabolic processes including the synthesis of proteins (which enzymes often are) need ATP and therefore Mitochondria does play a role in making enzymes if you want to link it that far. Ribosomes are responsible for synthesising proteins which most enzymes are (globular proteins) so yes can they play a direct role in making enzymes.
1
reply
T2002
Badges: 5
Rep:
? You'll earn badges for being active around the site. Rep gems come when your posts are rated by other community members.
#6
Report Thread starter 5 years ago
#6
(Original post by wolfmoon88)
Mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell... (produces ATP) most metabolic processes including the synthesis of proteins (which enzymes often are) need ATP and therefore Mitochondria does play a role in making enzymes if you want to link it that far. Ribosomes are responsible for synthesising proteins which most enzymes are (globular proteins) so yes can they play a direct role in making enzymes.
Thankyou so much!
0
reply
wolfmoon88
Badges: 21
? You'll earn badges for being active around the site. Rep gems come when your posts are rated by other community members.
#7
Report 5 years ago
#7
(Original post by medhelp)
pretty sure all enzymes are proteins m8
There is a catalytic RNA molecule (ribozyme) that has enzyme activity but isn't a protein.

For more information read this article: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3770912/

Ofc I don't think it is needed at this level :/ but had to make my answer clear with no errors
0
reply
X

Quick Reply

Attached files
Write a reply...
Reply
new posts
Back
to top
Latest

Do you know what you'll do if you don't get the grades you're hoping for?

Find something else in clearing (40)
29.2%
Take a gap year (21)
15.33%
Resit my exams (37)
27.01%
Look for alternate pathways to the career I want (18)
13.14%
I don't know yet (15)
10.95%
Something else (tell us in the thread) (6)
4.38%

Watched Threads

View All