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Mitochondrion matrixmitochondrion nucleoidMitochondrion

Definition

The mitochondrial nucleoid is 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

Keywords

Mitochondrion nucleoid

GOi

mitochondrial nucleoid [ GO:0042645 ]