- extranuclear DNA
- DNA located in organelles such as mitochondria and plastids. This material is also referred to as cytoplasmic DNA and its inheritance as maternal or cytoplasmic since the organelles are transmitted only from the female via gamete cytoplasm.
Forensic science glossary. John C. Brenner . 2012.
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