Problem: Chloroplasts contain their own DNA, but the genes on these chromosomes only encode about 10% of the proteins required for photosynthesis. This is evidence for:  a. competition. b. photosynthesis. c. predation. d. parasitism. e. endosymbiosis.

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Chloroplasts contain their own DNA, but the genes on these chromosomes only encode about 10% of the proteins required for photosynthesis. This is evidence for: 

a. competition.

b. photosynthesis.

c. predation.

d. parasitism.

e. endosymbiosis.

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