Mitochondrial DNA i silver 925

Silver jewelry inspired by the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2022.

The Nobel Prize in was awarded to Svante Pääbo “for his discoveries concerning the genomes of extinct hominins and human evolution”.

Svante Pääbo mapped the genome of Neanderthals by sequencing mitochondrial DNA, mtDNA, from pieces of Neanderthal human bone. mtDNA is a small circular chromosome found inside the mitochondrion.

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