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Difference between Mitochondria and Plastids in tabular form

Difference between Mitochondria and Plastids

Mitochondria

Plastids

1.They are found near the nucleus or aggregated in the peripheral cytoplasm.1.They are found the food in leaves, roots, green, stems.
2.They are called the powerhouse of the cells as they provide energy by cellular respiration.2.They are called the food factories of the cells as they make food for plants by photosynthesis.
3.They are bound by two membranes.3.They are also bound by two membranes.
4.They contain respiratory enzymes.4.They contain pigments of various types.
5.They are present both in plant and animal cells.5.They are present only in plant cells.
6.Their number, shape, and structure vary widely.6.They also vary in number, shape and size.

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