mitochondrial DNA

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mitochondrial DNA

n. Abbr. mtDNA
DNA that is contained in the mitochondria of eukaryotic cells and is inherited maternally.

mitochondrial DNA

n
(Genetics) DNA found in mitochondria, which contains some structural genes and is generally inherited only through the female line. Abbreviation: mtDNA
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As soon as you find the mitochondrial gene in a person, this serves as a considerable piece of evidence in proving his Jewish roots," Rabbi Popper went on to say.
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