apland at mala.bc.ca
Fri Feb 20 12:36:05 EST 1998
>>Even identical twins, however, are of at least two kinds. All share
>>original nuclear DNA, but some may have different mitochondrial DNA.
> Forgive my ignorance, but pray tell how identical twins may
> possess different mitochondrial genomes?
Ditto for me. Does not the molecular clock method of tracing human
ancestry depend on mitochondrial DNA? If cells of a person
have different mitochondrial DNA or mitochondria within a cell have
different DNA then how is this molecular clock calculated?
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