Confocal image of mtDNA transfer

Dark field image (left) highlights the transfer of fluorescent mitochondria to breast cancer cells lacking mitochondrial DNA. Bright field (right) has sufficient light to see the connecting nanotube. Credit@MalaghanInstitute.

Dark field image (left) highlights the transfer of fluorescent mitochondria to breast cancer cells lacking mitochondrial DNA. Bright field (right) has sufficient light to see the connecting nanotube. Credit@MalaghanInstitute.