John Harshman wrote:
> In article <8s8hc7$j9i$1 at mercury.hgmp.mrc.ac.uk>, Andrew Gyles
> <syzygium at alphalink.com.au> wrote:
>> > Is exclusively maternal inheritance of mtDNA universal in the Metazoa?
>> No. For example, in Mytilus (mussels), male mussels inherit mitochondria
> exclusively from their fathers, and females from their mothers. Weird,
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There was a report about 10 years ago that there is some paternal
mtDNA inheritance in mice (1991, nature 352:255) and Drosophila
(1990, genetics 126:657). I do not know if these examples are still