mtDNA Question

David Snyder dasnyder at uci.edu
Thu Dec 7 18:00:42 EST 1995


In article <4a7ccf$3d9 at news.cerf.net>, morioka at nic.cerf.net (Craig
Morioka) wrote:

> [...] the mitochondria must be passed on
> to the child through the mitochodria in the ovum. Is this correct?
> or is the mtDNA passed through the placentia?
> thanks for any help,
> Craig

Seems to me the mitochondria are passed along, DNA and all from the ovum.

David Snyder
dasnyder at uci.edu



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