plastids part II

Kathleen Archer Kathleen.Archer at trincoll.edu
Wed Oct 13 10:03:13 EST 1999


I forgot to add that in cases where plastids are inherited paternally,
there are mechanisms to insure that plastids are carried to the egg along
with sperm.  I recollect there may be some kind of "silencing" or
inactivation of egg plastids in order to achieve paternal inheritance.  
Kathleen Archer



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