One ring to rule them all? Genome sequencing provides new insights into the 'master circle' model of plant mitochondrial DNA structure.

@article{Sloan2013OneRT,
  title={One ring to rule them all? Genome sequencing provides new insights into the 'master circle' model of plant mitochondrial DNA structure.},
  author={Daniel B. Sloan},
  journal={The New phytologist},
  year={2013},
  volume={200 4},
  pages={
          978-85
        }
}
  • D. Sloan
  • Published 1 December 2013
  • Biology
  • The New phytologist
The in vivo molecular structure of plant mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) has been a long-standing source of intrigue and controversy. Recent deep sequencing analyses of mitochondrial genomes from numerous plant species have provided the opportunity to revisit this decades-old question from a novel perspective. Whole-genome sequencing approaches have yielded new lines of evidence that the 'master circle' is not the predominant form of plant mtDNA and have revealed striking structural variation both… 

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