Length of mitochondrial replication D loop

Range 500 to 600 bases
Organism Mammals
Reference Benjamin Lewin, Genes VIII 2004, p.361 6th paragraph
Comments Mitochondria use different origin sequences to initiate replication of each DNA strand. A single D loop is found as an opening of 500-600 bases in mammalian mitochondria.
Entered by Uri M
ID 106931