Single tilt image (zero degree tilt) of a mitochondrion from a retinal rod photoreceptor of a female mouse (C57BL/6) from a 0.3 um section. This image has been downsampled from the raw data image which can be accessed using the link provided to the Cell Centered Database. For more information see: Perkins, G.A., Ellisman, M.H. and Fox, D.A. Three-dimensional analysis of mouse rod and cone mitochondrial cristae architecture: bioenergetic and functional implications. Mol Vis. 2003 Mar 11;9:60-73.
Single tilt tomograms were obtained using a JEOL4000EX, and spanned -60 to 60° at 2° intervals. Magnification, 40,000X, accelerating voltage, 400.0 KeV.