Essential Cell Biology, 4th Edition

Published by Garland Science
ISBN 10: 0815344546
ISBN 13: 978-0-81534-454-4

Chapter 1 - Cells: The Fundamental Units of Life - Questions: Question 1-9 F


The statement: "the nucleus and mitochondria are surrounded by a double membrane", is correct.

Work Step by Step

The mitochondria contains two membranes, the outer membrane and the inner membrane that form structures called cristae. The nucleus also contains a double membrane layer however it has nuclear pores that are located in between the double membrane layer that surrounds the organelle.
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