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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
The statistically exact duplication of proplastid
numbers in meristem cells occurs independently of ploidy or initial chloroplast number or cell size, characteristics which, with respect to chloroplast continuity, are accessory; the nDNA must have replicated, whatever the ploidy might have been.
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.
The processes of plastid biogenesis and the conversion of proplastids
to amyloplasts are not well understood.