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The structure and function of mitochondria are often used as support for the endosymbiotic theory. Describe two of these properties and explain how they support the theory.

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See Biology 9 edition Campbell & Reece Unit 4 The History of Life on Earth
Mitochondria have two membranes, one of which is biochemically similar to bacteria and the other similar to eukaryotes. How could this happen? It could happen if the mitochondria was once a free living bacteria which was endocytosed by a eukaryote. Rather than being synthesized by the cell mitochondria undergo division similar to binary fission as it occurs in bacteria. Again, this supports the idea mitochondria was a bacterium that got engulfed by a eukaryote.

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