Mitochondrial DNA as a genomic jigsaw puzzle.
Marande W, Burger G
Science (2007)
Category: evolution, genomics, mitochondrial DNA ¤ Added: Oct 22, 2007 ¤ Rating: ◊◊
In mitochondria of the unicellular eukaryote Diplonema, genes are systematically fragmented into small pieces that are encoded on separate chromosomes, transcribed individually, and then concatenated into contiguous messenger RNA molecules.