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https://www.simonsfoundation.org/features/science-news/tiny-genomes-may-offer-clues-to-first-plants-and-animals/ When does a bacteria stop being a bacteria and become an organelle or subcomponent of another cell or organism? Another example of hierarchical endosymbiosis.

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Pericentriolar recycling endosomes

The pericentriolar recycling endosome is a fascinating organelle. It localizes within the centriolar regions of an animal cell where it does its job of degrading and recycling cell debris, including bacterial remnants. ┬áThe location of this activity is reminescent of … Continue reading

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