Mitochondria Localization

Davin C. Enigl enigl at aol.com
Thu Jun 6 10:59:35 EST 2002

Mitochondria have been tentatively accepted as a symbiotic addition
(Lynn Margulis, etc.) in eukaryotic cells. Specific localization of
mitochondria within a eukaryotic cell is near microtubules.  

My question:

Has there been any research on an location mechanism for localization?

For instance, are there mitochondria membrane-surface receptors or a
"chemotaxic-like" system for recognition and/or attachment to the
microtubulin, (est. the flagellar axoneme) or vice versa?

Davin C. Enigl

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