rRNA

Bart.Nelissen nelissen at reks.uia.ac.be
Tue Dec 27 07:21:07 EST 1994


Richard Kenneth Bruce Martel (richardk at sfu.ca) wrote:
: 16S rRNA is also eukaryotic,  it is coded for by mitochondrial DNA.
:

Not quite correct, mitochondrial DNA (actually the result of an endosymbiotic event(s) of bacteria) is 12S rRNA (as opposed to e.g. plastids that contain 16S rRNA).


Bart Nelissen
Molecular Biology Group
Department of Biochemistry
Universiteit Antwerpen (UIA)
B_2610 Antwerp
Belgium
E-mail: nelissen at uia.ua.ac.be 



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