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One Cell, Three Genomes

How can we investigate the phenomenon of endosymbiosis? Comparing nuclear and extra-chromosomal sequence data in photosynthetic eukaryotes provides data we can use to test hypotheses about the origins of mitochondria and chloroplasts.

  • compare sequence information for proteins produced by different organelles within the same organism

Topic(s): Molecular/Genetics, Phylogeny/Evolution

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