Definition of Chloroplasts. Meaning of Chloroplasts. Synonyms of Chloroplasts

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Definition of Chloroplasts

Chloroplast
Chloroplast Chlo"ro*plast, n. [Pref. chloro- + Gr. ? to mold, form.] (Biol.) A plastid containing chlorophyll, developed only in cells exposed to the light. Chloroplasts are minute flattened granules, usually occurring in great numbers in the cytoplasm near the cell wall, and consist of a colorless ground substance saturated with chlorophyll pigments. Under light of varying intensity they exhibit phototactic movements. In animals chloroplasts occur only in certain low forms.

Meaning of Chloroplasts from wikipedia

- Chloroplasts /ˈklɔːrəˌplæsts, -plɑːsts/ are organelles, specialized compartments, in plant and algal cells. The main role of chloroplasts is to conduct...
- of the plant. Proplastids and young chloroplasts commonly divide by binary fission, but more mature chloroplasts also have this capacity. In plants...
- by placing isolated active chloroplasts under light and dark conditions. During his observations of isolated chloroplasts placed under light conditions...
- evidence suggests that chloroplast DNA more commonly takes a linear shape. Over 95% of the chloroplast DNA in corn chloroplasts has been observed to be...
- A thylakoid is a membrane-bound compartment inside chloroplasts and cyanobacteria. They are the site of the light-dependent reactions of photosynthesis...
- takes place in organelles called chloroplasts. A typical plant cell contains about 10 to 100 chloroplasts. The chloroplast is enclosed by a membrane. This...
- Chloroplasts contain several important membranes, vital for their function. Like mitochondria, chloroplasts have a double-membrane envelope, called the...
- (plastoquinone in chloroplasts; ubiquinone in mitochondria) and transfer them to a mobile, water-soluble electron carrier (plastocyanin in chloroplasts; cytochrome...
- flow of the chloroplasts. At one indifferent zone, the section with the chloroplasts moving at a downward angle will be above the chloroplasts moving at...
- have primary chloroplasts derived from endosymbiotic cyanobacteria. Diatoms and brown algae are examples of algae with secondary chloroplasts derived from...
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