Mitochondrial Proteome: Origin


The proteins comprising the mitochondrial organelle have originated both from an endosymbiont and from within the eukaryotes.

Keywords: mitochondria; evolution; proteome; origin; gene transfer; yeast


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Further Reading

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Andersson, Siv, and Karlberg, Olof(Sep 2006) Mitochondrial Proteome: Origin. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0006221]