Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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Chapter 28 - 28.2 - Concept Check: 1

Answer

Their mitochondria do not have an electron transport chain.

Work Step by Step

In other organisms, mitochondria are associated with aerobic respiration via the use of their electron transport chains. The mitrochondria in diplomonads and parabasalids, however, do not have an ETC. These highly modified mitochondria are sometimes referred to as mitosomes.
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