The amoeba in the room
Martin Spray on 'The amoeba in the room'. Mainstream ... is far more intimate than that. Endosymbiosis was mooted in 1905, though when I was a student, it was still only becoming fashionable to speak of chloroplasts and mitochondria as "very like ...
Mitochondria and the Immune Response
Due to their similarities to bacteria, mitochondria can actually trigger severe illness in humans. How can organelles inside our bodies suddenly become a threat? What evidence did Margulis ... Both mitochondria and chloroplast have their own DNA, which ...
Slaves to evolution
This swallowing for mutual benefit is called endosymbiosis ... There's no single piece of killer evidence that proves the case for the bacterial origins of mitochondria and chloroplasts, but there's no shortage of smoking guns. For starters, mitochondria ...
Evolution and Teleology
That doesn't undermine the evidence ... with mitochondria (Mitochondrial similarity nest with a bacterial crown group - the Rickettsia type alpha-Proteobacteria). Then some eukaryotes with mitochondria engulfed cyanobacteria to form the chloroplasts.
On the Origin of Mitochondria: Reasons for Skepticism on the Endosymbiotic Story
It is frequently asserted that the double membrane of mitochondria provides evidence for its endosymbiotic origin ... of mitochondria and the cell walls of bacteria make the endosymbiotic theory mechanistically difficult. It seems quite clear that ...