Mitochondrial Evolution: Going, Going, Gone.

Burki F

Curr. Biol. 26 (10) R410-R412 [2016-05-23; online 2016-05-25]

Monocercomonoides is the first example of a eukaryote lacking even the most reduced form of a mitochondrion-related organelle. This has important implications for cellular processes and our understanding of reductive mitochondrial evolution across the eukaryotic tree of life.

Fabien Burki

SciLifeLab Fellow

PubMed 27218846

DOI 10.1016/j.cub.2016.04.032

Crossref 10.1016/j.cub.2016.04.032

pii: S0960-9822(16)30354-2

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