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MP term:abnormal mitochondrial crista morphology
Synonym: abnormal mitochondrial cristae morphology
MP id: MP:0011635
Definition: Any of the inward folds of the mitochondrial inner membrane; crista number, extent, and shape differ in mitochondria from different tissues and organisms; crista 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; the shape can vary with the respiratory state of the mitochondria
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mammalian phenotype
        is-acellular phenotype
                is-aabnormal cell morphology
                        is-aabnormal mitochondrion morphology
                                is-aabnormal mitochondrial inner membrane morphology
                                        is-aabnormal mitochondrial crista morphology [MP:0011635] (36 genotypes, 38 annotations)
                                                is-adisorganized mitochondrial cristae

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