The Only Animal That Can’t Breathe Oxygen

The Only Animal That Can't Breathe Oxygen

Oxygen is so essential for animals that every multicellular species we’ve ever studied has the ability to use oxygen to create energy… except one.

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Sources:
https://www.pnas.org/content/117/10/5358
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3372258/

Images:
https://figshare.com/articles/Live_cells_plasmodia_of_Henneguya_salminicola_Myxozoa_/9939413
https://figshare.com/articles/An_animal_without_a_mitochondrial_genome_Source_Data_Fig_S7/9897284/1
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Myxozoans_Life_Cycle.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Animal_mitochondrion_diagram_en.svg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Animal_cell_structure_en.svg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mitochondrial_DNA_lg.jpg
https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/mitochondria-gm528903390-93132137
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/genetic-research-at-the-laboratory-gm168324040-17000289
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/silver-salmon-alaska-usa-gm1096730850-294480291
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/salmon-fish-farm-bergen-norway-gm927120370-254352504
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