Biology-Ch.28 Response

Biology-Ch.28 Response - is the size and shape of these...

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Ch. 28 Response Ch. 28: How do most biologists think that the mitochondria and chloroplasts of eukaryotic cells originated? What is the evidence for this idea? Chloroplasts and mitochondria of eukaryotic cells originated when simple protists engulfed the single celled mitochondria and chloroplast organisms. This process is called endosymbiosis. Proof of this
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Unformatted text preview: is the size and shape of these organelles, they resemble individual organisms. Also, cells have multiple membranes which tell us that chloroplasts and mitochondria used to be their own organisms. The third clue is the fact that the organelles have their own DNA which means that they are capable of replication....
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BIOL 152 taught by Professor Schnurr/vawter during the Spring '08 term at Wells.

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