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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This protective effect was demonstrated by the mitochondrial cristae reappearing and the internal structure of the microtubules maintaining their integrity, indicating that treatment with aspirin, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, or ozone ameliorated the damages of PM[sub]2.
The arrangement of the mitochondrial cristae and the quantity and distribution pattern of electrondense material within the mitochondrial derivatives are characteristic of each species (Baccetti 1972; Rosati et al.
There is more to a small girl and to a puppy than metabolic pathways and adenosine triphosphate produced by the citric-acid cycle in the mitochondrial cristae to fuel muscular contractions involving actin and myosin, thus inspiring linguistic horror in all about.

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