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Safari321

  • 3 years ago

According to the endosymbiotic theory how did mitochondria evolve?

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  1. starwardd
    • 3 years ago
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    The endosymbiotic hypothesis suggests that mitochondria are descended from specialized bacteria (probably purple nonsulfur bacteria) that somehow survived endocytosis by another species of prokaryote or some other cell type, and became incorporated into the cytoplasm.

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