The origin and early evolution of mitochondria

Abstract

Complete sequences of numerous mitochondrial, many prokaryotic, and several nuclear genomes are now available. These data confirm that the mitochondrial genome originated from a eubacterial (specifically α-proteobacterial) ancestor but raise questions about the evolutionary antecedents of the mitochondrial proteome.

DOI: 10.1186/gb-2001-2-6-reviews1018

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@article{Gray2001TheOA, title={The origin and early evolution of mitochondria}, author={Michael W. Gray and Gertraud Burger and B. Franz Lang}, journal={Genome Biology}, year={2001}, volume={2}, pages={reviews1018.1 - reviews1018.5} }