OBO ID: GO:0030061
Term Name: mitochondrial crista Search Ontology:
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. 0198506732
References:
  • NIF_Subcellular:sao333328131
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component   QuickGO   AmiGO
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