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Chapter 5 Class 9 - The Fundamental Unit of Life

Can you name the two organelles we have studied that contain their own genetic material?



Mitochondria and Plastids are two organelles that have their own genetic material (DNA). 

  • They both contain ribosomes which means they can make their own proteins ( in mitochondria) or glucose (in plastids) and don't necessarily require it from another organelle .

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