Thursday, March 23, 2023
Mitochondrial Health

Hydrogenosomes and Mitosomes

Biology Professor (Twitter: @DrWhitneyHolden) compares and contrasts hydrogenosomes and mitosomes, two kinds of degenerate mitochondria found in some eukaryotes. This lesson includes a review of mitochondrial function and a discussion of the evolutionary relationship between hydrogenosomes, mitosomes, and mitochondria.


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9 thoughts on “Hydrogenosomes and Mitosomes
  1. I was thinking, with the new theory of cancer, of mitochondrial origin, I could think that it is an involution or reductive evolution in the eukaryotic cell from which the abnormal behavior originates.

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