Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 40 - Self-Quiz - Page 721: 15


a. mitochondria

Work Step by Step

In cold temperatures, the mitochondria in brown adipose tissue oxidize fatty acids; the energy produced from this process is used to generate heat instead of making ATP. This process of generating heat is called nonshivering heat production.
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