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The vast majority of these lands consist of the plains lying less than 300 meters above sea level, although some elevation exists in many countries along the southern coast region. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. Islam brought a new sense of unity and purpose to the traders and tribespeople of the Arabian Peninsula. It was this intimate association between Christians and Muslims, in Spain and also in Sicily, which imparted to Europe the awareness and the implements of a civilization which she was to borrow, just as the Muslims half a millennium earlier had borrowed and expanded the culture of the ancient classic world. "From the ninth to the eleventh century the only civilization of the West had been Islamic," says Salvador de Madariaga, liberal Spanish historian and philosopher now living in exile. "Christendom was in the dark, while Islam shone in Baghdad and Cordova with all the lights of science, art, politics, culture and refinement.

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[94] �Mitochondria increase the membrane surface area for ATP reactions to take place, which allowed cells to grow in size. �The average eukaryotic cell has more than 10 thousand times the mass of the average prokaryotic cell, and the largest eukaryotic cells have hundreds of thousands of times the mass (or around a trillion times for ostrich eggs, for instance, which exist as single-cells when formed).� Where an organism has the greatest energy needs, such as in muscle and nerve cells, the greatest numbers of mitochondria are found.� In a typical animal cell, dotted with hundreds of mitochondria, a single mitochondrion is the size of the prokaryote that became the mitochondrion, and is representative of prokaryote size in general.� That increased surface area to generate ATP allowed eukaryotic cells to grow large and complex.� There are quintillions (a million trillion) of those ATP Synthase motors in a human body, spinning at up to hundreds of revolutions per second, generating ATP molecules. [95] � It can help to th ink of mitochondria as �distributed� energy generation centers in eukaryotes, versus the �perimeter� energy generation in prokaryotes.� The new mode of energy production presented various challenges, but it allowed life to become large and complex. �Size is important, at the cellular level as well as the organism level.� Below is a diagram of a typical plant cell.� (Source: Wikimedia Commons) The primary adv antage that mitochondria provided was not only increased surface area for reactions, but unlike other organelles that began as bacteria (such as hydrogenosomes ), mitochondria retained some of their DNA. [96] � That DNA was probably retained by mitochondria that could make key proteins vital to their functioning on the spot, instead of waiting for the nucleus to send DNA �instructions.� �Essentially, mitochondria provided flexible power generation, like a field commander empowered to make decisions far from headquarters and quickly responding to conditions on the ground.� Mitochondria move around inside the cells and provide energy where it is needed.� That flexibility of decentralized power generation may be the mitochondrion�s chief contribution to making complex life possible, and that in turn led to many changes that are characteristic of complex life, some of which follow.� Perhaps a few hundred million years after the first mitochondrion appeared, as the oceanic oxygen content, at least on the surface, increased as a result of oxygenic photosynthesis, those complex cells learned to use oxygen instead of hydrogen.� It is difficult to overstate the importance of learning to use oxygen in respiration, called aerobic respiration .� Before the appearance of aerobic respiration, life generated energy via anaerobic respiration and fermentation. �Because oxygen is in second place for creating the most energetic reactions, aerobic respiration generates, on average, about 15 times as many ATP molecules per cycle as fermentation and anaerobic respiration do (although some types of anaerobic respiration can get four times the typical ATP yield ). [97] � The suite of complex life on Earth today would not have been possible without the energy provided by oxygenic respiration.� At minimum, nothing could have flown, and any animal life that might have evolved would have never left the oceans because the atmosphere would not have been breathable.� With the advent of aerobic respiration, food chains became possible, as it is several times as efficient as anaerobic respiration and fermentation (about 40% as compared to less than 10%).� Today�s food chains of several levels would be constrained to about two in the absence of oxygen. [98] � Some scientists have questioned oxygen's role in the rise of complex life and oxygen and respiration in eukaryote evolution. � Whether the first animals needed oxygen at all is controversial. 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