Subject: Introns in mitochondria and the endosymbiotic theory
Date: Sun Nov 19 18:07:39 2006
Posted by Jordi
Grade level: undergrad
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Area of science: Evolution
If mitochondria arose by a proteobacteria being engulfed by a eukaryote, and
prokaryotes have no introns, why are there introns in yeast mitochondria?
Shouldn't they be inron free if they came from a prokaryote?
Re: Introns in mitochondria and the endosymbiotic theory
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