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  • n. Plural form of crista.

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Examples

  • Those jagged little edges you see in Figure B.2 are called cristae.

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  • They look like a maze with jagged edges called cristae.

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  • While the outer membrane is relatively increased mitochondrial activity and proliferation is smooth, the inner membrane is condensed with folds almost universally associated with health-enhancing called cristae, and it is on these cristae that Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) - the primary fuel of life - is metabolic ameliorations.

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  • The usual position of the kidneys, G G*, is on either side of the lumbar spine, between the last ribs and the cristae of the iliac bones.

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  • The arching form of the diaphragm, and the lower level which the pubic symphysis occupies compared with that of the cristae of the iliac bones, occasion this difference in the measure of both the thorax and abdomen.

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  • The semicircular canals, the ampullae, the utriculus, and the cristae acusticae of the canals are normal in their general form and relations to one another as well as in their histological conditions (2 p. 529).

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  • GCV induced swollen electron lucent mitochondria with aberrant cristae and matrices

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  • Chimeric vTK+ SCID/uPA livers after GCV treatment (100 mg/kg) showing swollen electron lucent mitochondria (A) with aberrant cristae and matrices (B).

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  • The number and shape of cristae in mitochondria differ, depending on the tissue and organism in which they are found, and serve to increase the surface area of the membrane.

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  • Mitochondria in skeletal muscle and liver of ATZ-treated rats were swollen with disrupted cristae.

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