Figure 18.4. Sizes of Mitochondrial Genomes.

Figure 18.4Sizes of Mitochondrial Genomes

The sizes of three mitochondrial genomes compared with the genome of Rickettsia, a relative of the the presumed ancestor of all mitochondria. For genomes of more than 60 kbp, the DNA coding region for genes with known function is shown in red.

From: Section 18.1, Oxidative Phosphorylation in Eukaryotes Takes Place in Mitochondria

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Berg JM, Tymoczko JL, Stryer L.
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