anonymous
  • anonymous
What is endocymbiotic theory?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
according to this theory certain organelles originated as free-living bacteria that were taken inside another cell as endosymbionts. Mitochondria developed from proteobacteria (in particular, Rickettsiales or close relatives) and chloroplasts from cyanobacteria.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Endosymbiotic theory try to explain just a little bit about the nature of mitochondrion and chloroplast. According to this theory the fact is that mitochondrion originated from aerobacteria and chloroplast originated from cynobacteria
anonymous
  • anonymous
Just to add: Some evidence for this is the fact that those 2 organelles (mitochondria and chloroplasts) have their own distinct DNA separate from the nuclear DNA of the cell.

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