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The organelle replication connection


Live-cell imaging reveals that a functional interaction occurs between two different organelles: contact between the endoplasmic reticulum and mitochondria is needed for mitochondrial DNA replication and division.

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Figure 1: The cellular location of mitochondrial DNA replication.


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Correspondence to Elena Ziviani or Luca Scorrano.

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Ziviani, E., Scorrano, L. The organelle replication connection. Nature 538, 326–327 (2016).

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