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Unformatted text preview: hesis of Evidence for Endosymbiotic Hypothesis of the origin of mitochondria & chloroplasts
Similarities between bacteria & mitochondria & chloroplasts:
Single circular naked DNA
Same sized ribosomes (small)
Protein synthesis inhibited by antibiotics
Enzymes for synthesis of DNA, RNA, Protein similar
Electron transport system in the walls of the structure
Experiment: Chloroplast ribosomes + bacterial ribosomes hybrid ribosome functions normally. Evidence for Endosymbiotic Hypothesis
Evidence for Endosymbiotic Hypothesis
9. Mutualism is very common in bacteria & Protista:
e.g. Protozoan in termite guts
Mixotricha paradoxa Clicker Question
Clicker Question A)
E) Malaria parasites are protozoans that live in red blood cells of humans. How many cell membranes would an oxygen molecule from the RBC have to pass through in order to reach the center of a malaria parasite’s mitochondrion?
Five Evidence that Arch...
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