The group looked mtDNA structure of other sucking lice, including human head and pubic lice and sucking lice that infest other primates, and found that the mtDNA of these lice is also fragmented. Interestingly, they report that ‘chewing lice, ‘closely related lice feed on the hair or feathers of other animals, not fragmented mtDNA chromosomes, suggesting that multiple minichromosomes may have coevolved with blood feeding. David Rand of Brown University, a mitochondrial DNA evolution expert, d exciting discovery raises new questions in the field. ‘Why is it limited this line why we do not see transitional stages of this organization in related lice? ‘Rand also asked whether fragmented minichromosomes has implications for gene regulation.

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