This is a reminder for the MoCoGenSo DNA SIG meeting on Saturday May 13, 2017 at 10 am at the Family History Center in Seaside. The Meeting will be in the room across the hall from the FHC office.
Topic: mitochondrial DNA
Definition of mitochondrial DNA. : an extranuclear double-stranded DNA found exclusively in mitochondria that in most eukaryotes is a circular molecule and is maternally inherited —abbreviation mtDNA.
Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) is genetic material found in mitochondria. It is passed down from mothers to both sons and daughters, but sons cannot pass along their mothers’ mtDNA to their children. This is because mtDNA is transmitted through the female egg. … You inherited your mtDNA exclusively from your mother.
Great topic for Mother’s Day – 1