crista

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crista

[′kris·tə]
(biology)
A ridge or crest.
(cell and molecular biology)
A fold on the inner membrane of a mitochondrion.
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Although we describe early trophocytes with mitochondrial cristae having vesicular ultra-structure, other investigators have found sporangia with mitochondrial cristae having a flat ultrastructure (19).

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