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any of various small particles in the cytoplasm of the cells of plants and some animals containing pigments or starch or oil or protein

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Meristematic cells exclusively include proplastids.
Their chloroplasts reproduce by division alone, mostly in the form of proplastids.
Influence of tetramethyl lead on the proplastids of plant cells.
Replication and expression of their DNA are believed to be involved in coordinating the maturation of immature proplastids into the green chloroplasts of photosynthetic tissue.
Nucleoid structure varies during development from proplastids into mature chloroplasts, suggesting that it plays a role in the regulation of DNA replication and transcription of ctDNA.