Mitochondria and plastids have their DNA (genetic material).

Question:

Mitochondria and plastids have their DNA (genetic material). What is known about their fate during nuclear division like mitosis?

Solution:

DNA present in mitochondria in plastids are called the extrachromosomal DNA.

They are independent of the nuclear division of nuclear DNA. Hence, no effect of mitosis is seen on extrachromosomal DNA.

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