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. 2017 Mar 30;15(3):e2002338.
doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.2002338. eCollection 2017 Mar.

Mitochondria-A Billion Years of Cohabitation

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Mitochondria-A Billion Years of Cohabitation

Roland G Roberts. PLoS Biol. .
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RGR is a current paid employee at Public Library of Science.


Fig 1
Fig 1. To sequester or not to sequester.
As zygotes develop to adulthood (left to right), the germline (red) of different organisms can either arise late in development (top row) or be sequestered early on (bottom row). A recent study [1] suggests that the choice of strategy is driven by mitochondrial mutation rate. Image credit: journal.pbio.2000410.

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