Enzyme complexes on mitochondrial cristae

  • Dr David Furness
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Freeze-fracture, scanning electron micrograph of part of a mitochondrion. Folded membranes called cristae are covered with enzyme complexes (the small lumps on the finger-like projections.) These enzymes release energy for use by the cell.


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