mtDNA in the Metazoa

John Harshman harshman.diespamdie at
Sat Oct 14 09:55:58 EST 2000

In article <8s8hc7$j9i$1 at>, Andrew Gyles
<syzygium at> wrote:

> Is exclusively maternal inheritance of mtDNA universal in the Metazoa?

No. For example, in Mytilus (mussels), male mussels inherit mitochondria
exclusively from their fathers, and females from their mothers. Weird,


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