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Unformatted text preview: possible and contain no excess baggage. Eukaryotes, on the other hand, have much larger genomes. How did mitosis make this possible (two sentences)? Genomes in eukaryotes are more complex because mitosis creates two daughter cells that are identical to the parent in every way. The genomes must be complex because energy is required for mitosis to occur and creation of whole new cells to take place. 3. Describe one piece of evidence for the idea that mitochondria in each one of your cells are descended from free-living bacteria. (two sentences) Mitochondria have their own genome separate from the cell which can be comparable to bacterial genomes. Also the inner membrane of mitochondria has a phospholipid called cardiolipin which is commonly seen in some bacteria cells....
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course BIS 002A taught by Professor Unknown during the Summer '09 term at UC Davis.
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