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mitochondrial

Referring to mitochondria.


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Purpose of a primase/polymerase localized to the cytosol?

from abstract of the paper: "Subcellular fractionation and immunodetection studies indicated that PrimPol is present in both nuclear and mitochondrial DNA compartments."

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by JackBean
Fri Dec 19, 2014 2:36 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Purpose of a primase/polymerase localized to the cytosol?
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Re: Mitochondrial DNA

There are genetic diseases caused by defects carried on the mitochondrial chromosome that can have clear phenotypic consequences. http://www.umdf.org/site/c.8qKOJ0MvF7LUG/b.7934627/k.3711/What_is_Mitochondrial_Disease.htm But ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Nov 19, 2014 8:18 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Mitochondrial DNA
Replies: 6
Views: 3787

Re: How did endosymbionts coordinate replication?

It keeps getting better. Mitochondria don't just divide, they fuse. http://www.nature.com/scitable/topicpage/mitochondrial-fusion-and-division-14264007

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by jonmoulton
Mon Sep 15, 2014 8:50 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: How did endosymbionts coordinate replication?
Replies: 14
Views: 9799

Re: Mitochondrial DNA

There are genetic diseases caused by defects carried on the mitochondrial chromosome that can have clear phenotypic consequences. http://www.umdf.org/site/c.8qKOJ0MvF7LUG/b.7934627/k.3711/What_is_Mitochondrial_Disease.htm

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by jonmoulton
Mon Sep 08, 2014 5:23 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Mitochondrial DNA
Replies: 6
Views: 3787

Re: Mitochondrial DNA

Does Mitochondrial DNA have anything to do with physical traits, such as hair color, eye color, size etc? As far as I know, no. mtDNA encodes some of the various components for the mitochondria such as the ETC (Electron Transport ...

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by Zargo
Sun Sep 07, 2014 5:02 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Mitochondrial DNA
Replies: 6
Views: 3787
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