Incredible: Mitochondrial DNA can be inherited from fathers, not just mothers, overturning the certainty so many of us learned. Fine coverage in ⁦⁩ of a ⁦⁩ paper.
Mitochondrial DNA can be inherited from fathers, not just mothers.
Mitochondrial DNA can be inherited from fathers, not just mothers. A new found some members of a family had inherited mitochondria from both parents. This breaks the belief that mitochondria is from mother.
”Nature paper” with is out: N&V of Luo et al PNAS 2018. ”Mitochondrial DNA can be inherited from fathers, not just mothers”. Replication of the work will solidify the novel concept.
Because the cellular world is feminist: equal (hereditary) opportunities for everybody 👉🏼 Mitochondrial DNA can be inherited from fathers, not just mothers
Looks like there may be a Mitochondrial Steve as well.
Mitochondrial DNA can be inherited from fathers, not just mothers
Mitochondrial Steve.
And speaking of challenging dogma, here's a very good explainer for the significance of this paper on mitochondrial inheritance via fathers by
Oh, just overturning some dogma here: “in rare cases, the father might pass on his mtDNA to the offspring, after all”
Mitochondrial DNA can be inherited from fathers, not just mothers