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Term: skeletal muscle mitochondrial crista
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: skeletal muscle
Synonyms:
Definition: Muscle, composed of long cylindrical, multinucleated cells that attaches to the skeleton via tendons.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005277]
Name: mitochondrial crista
Synonyms: cristae, mitochondrial cristae
Definition: Any of the inward folds of the mitochondrial inner membrane. Their number, extent, and shape differ in mitochondria from different tissues and organisms. They appear to be devices for increasing the surface area of the mitochondrial inner membrane, where the enzymes of electron transport and oxidative phosphorylation are found. Their shape can vary with the respiratory state of the mitochondria.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0030061]   QuickGO   AmiGO