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Keyword - Mitochondrion nucleoid (KW-1135)

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Definition

Protein found associated with the mitochondrial nucleoid, the mitochondrial pseudocompartment formed by the chromatin-dense area. This region, which is functionally equivalent to the eukaryotic nucleus, is not surrounded by a membrane.

Synonyms

  • Mitochondrial nucleoid
  • Mitochromosome

Category

Cellular component

GOi

mitochondrial nucleoid [ GO:0042645 ]

Graphical

MitochondrionCellular componentMitochondrion nucleoid