Example sentences for: distension

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  • Early in the process the outer membrane becomes permeable, without rupture (Although this is controversial [ 27 ] .), to several proteins found in the mitochondrial inner membrane space including cytochrome c, in which contact sites have a probable role [ 28 ] . During this early phase, though, the inner membrane remains intact and mitochondria still retain their protein import machinery [ 29 ] . Later in the process there is swelling and herniation of the matrix leading to a distension of the cristae [ 8 30 ] .

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