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1. Dumposome
A protein , possibly even a new organelle , found in the one-celled ciliated protozoan "tetrahymena," an organism which contains two nuclei (unlike most other organisms which only contain one) - the macronucleus and the micronucleus . During sexual reproduction , in which two tetrahymena fuse and produce four offspring, this protein destroys the two parental macronuclei (whose genetic material were not used during the sexual reproduction) and removes the gene s related to sexual reproduction from all offspring macronuclei.

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