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Post Date: 5th May, 2018 - 9:34pm / Post ID: #

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Mistletoe

Mistletoe has lost 'most of its respiratory capacity'. Most people know mistletoe as a plant to hang up and kiss under at the holidays. But in its natural environment, mistletoe is a hemiparasite, latching onto trees and extracting water and nutrients from them. Now, two independent studies show that mistletoe's parasitic lifestyle has brought about a surprising evolutionary loss. Mistletoe lacks key components of the cellular machinery other organisms depend upon to convert glucose into ATP. Source 6f.

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