Inheriting maternal mtDNA

Beth Levine, Zvulun Elazar

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Abstract

Sperm mitochondria are destroyed by autophagy at fertilization in C. elegans, explaining the maternal origin of mitochondria in this and perhaps other animals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1069-1070
Number of pages2
JournalScience
Volume334
Issue number6059
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 25 2011

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