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From: A mathematical model of mitochondrial swelling

Figure 2

Optical density measurements for different concentrations of swollen - unswollen mitochondria. Isolated rat liver mitochondria were treated with high dose calcium (300 μ M) to ensure complete swelling [7]. Subsequently treated and untreated control mitochondria were purified by free flow electrophoresis as described in [22]. Purified control mitochondria and Ca2+-swollen mitochondria (termed M2 mitochondria in [22]), were mixed at different ratios and optical readings performed at 260 nm. The numbers below the columns show the ratio of unswollen/swollen mitochondria in percentages.

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