Thursday, March 4, 2010

Surprising Discovery - Mitochodrial DNA Exhibits Great Diversity

New Finding! - A recent article said that mitochondrial DNA exhibits great diversity even in the same individual. This is a big surprise and has great significance in making of genetic markers as well as in the field of forensics.

The article says that different tissues are observed to have different mitochondrial DNA. They are not sure yet when this diversity become manifest.

Here is the link to this article.
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