First DNA sequence from a single mitochondria -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

First DNA sequence from a single mitochondria

14/12/2017

Image: purple luminescent shapes on black background; Copyright: Jacqueline Morris & Jaehee Lee, University of Pennsylvania

Manual isolation of a single live mitochondria. The mitochondria can be seen under a microscope where a thin glass tube can be used to isolate the mitochondria from the dendrite region of the mouse neuron.