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Detail of mitochondria

Very high power TEM of a late stage 1b embryo in vitro showing details of mitochondria, (original magnification x23,900). Notice dumbell-shaped mitochondrion (arrow) with transverse cristae in close association with small endoplasmic reticulum vesicles and cisternae (arrow heads).

From: Soupart and Strong, 1974. Reproduced with permission of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

Keywords: cisternae, mitochondria, smooth endoplasmic reticulum vesicles, stage 1b embryo, transverse cristae

Source: The Virtual Human Embryo.