Study Finds Fragmented Mitochondrial Genomes in Sucking Lice | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Rather than carrying one circular mitochondrial chromosome, the sucking louse Pediculus humanus — and at least a few other blood-feeding lice — have developed fragmented mt genomes consisting of mini-circular chromosomes, according to a new study scheduled to appear online in Genome Research this week.

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