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plastid containing chlorophyll and other pigments

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With those two enzymes in balance, a chloroplast can still rid itself of excess energy but get back to full operations faster.
In the cortex, there are cavities and they are 2-3 layered with chloroplast parenchyma.
html) statement : "We discovered under the microscope, individual chloroplasts in these leaves reflected blue light brightly, almost like a mirror.
When plants are forced to photosynthesize under conditions where it would probably be better not to even bother, their chloroplasts create additional stresses all by themselves.
Abbreviations: MEGA 5 Molecular Evolutionary Genetic Analysis Version 5, rps 11 Ribosomal Protein Subunit 11, cpDNA Chloroplast DNA.
1] Pb, some changes were observed as invagination of the nucleus (Figure 2B) and cell wall (Figure 2E), disruption of the chloroplast membranes (Figure 2E), in addition to the presence electron dense deposits surrounding the mitochondria (Figure 2H).
They studied three chloroplast DNA (cpDNA) regions rbcL matK and psbB psbN psbT and one nuclear DNA (nrDNA) region or Internal Transcribed Spacer (ITS) was tested for the identification of Suaeda species.
Nuclear f 8S rRNA and chloroplast 16S rRNA sequences suggest a novel species temporarily named Euglena species G12.
Iron deficiency has a powerful effect on chloroplast protein, so that chloroplast protein is reduced significantly by iron deficiency.
Yarborough Foundation funding will also be used for another of Mangum's projects--mapping the fast plant chloroplast genome.
Plants accomplish this feat by utilizing the pigment compounds in their leaves to capture the photons from the sun and funnel the photons striking the plant's leaf to a point where, for all intents and purposes, the photons "charge a battery" in the chloroplast.
2013, Nuclear and chloroplast DNA phylogeography reveals Pleistocene divergence and subsequent secondary contact of two genetic lineages of the tropical rainforest tree species Shorea leprosula (Dipterocarpaceae) in South-East Asia.