In article <4a7ccf$3d9 at news.cerf.net>, morioka at nic.cerf.net (Craig
> [...] 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,
Seems to me the mitochondria are passed along, DNA and all from the ovum.
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