Table 1 Measurements (in pixels) of mitochondrial features.

Typical and atypical mitochondria were compared in three different general size classes: small, medium, and large.

Intermembrane
space
Crista wallsCircumferenceEnclosed area
(ECSA)
Intermembrane
space/total ECSA
Crista walls/total
ECSA
Small
  Atypical2770.0 ± 224.5804.0 ± 53.5426.0 ± 24.76968.0 ± 467.20.40 ± 0.020.12 ± 0.01
  Typical859.0 ± 95.8727.0 ± 76.0509.5 ± 28.86781.0 ± 449.30.12 ± 0.010.11 ± 0.01
Medium
  Atypical4368.0 ± 242.91460.0 ± 79.8673.8 ± 21.911,983.0 ± 521.60.37 ± 0.010.12 ± 0.01
  Typical1501.0 ± 121.31407.0 ± 101.1773.7 ± 39.812,371.0 ± 638.10.12 ± 0.010.11 ± 0.01
Large
  Atypical13,461.0 ± 1014.73478.0 ± 246.91176.4 ± 62.837,254.0 ± 2726.60.37 ± 0.020.10 ± 0.00
  Typical2435.0 ± 264.62213.0 ± 201.01382.8 ± 53.421,849.0 ± 1118.70.11 ± 0.010.10 ± 0.01
Overall meanAtypical0.38*** ± 0.005
Typical0.12*** ± 0.003

***P < 0.0001, t test. All values ± SEM.