Mitochondrial Cristae: Definition & Function


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What function do cristae perform in the cell?

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1. Which processes occur in the vicinity of the mitochondrial inner membrane?

2. Where does the electron transport chain create a proton potential?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will test you on definitions related to mitochondrial cristae. The interactive, multiple-choice questions focus on the key points presented in the related lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on the following:

  • Function and purpose of the cristae
  • Mitochondrial inner membrane
  • Electron transport chain
  • ATP synthase

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding ATP synthase and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the electron transport chain
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about mitochondrial cristae

Additional Learning

The lesson Mitochondrial Cristae: Definition & Function is specially designed to further improve your grasp of the material. It covers the following topics:

  • Defining mitochondrial cristae
  • Explaining the importance of inner membranes
  • Exploring the effect of cristae on a mitochondrion
  • Understanding the effect of greater surface area in other parts of the body