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thylakoid

[′thī·lə‚kȯid]
(cell and molecular biology)
An internal membrane system which occupies the main body of a plastid; particularly well developed in chloroplasts.
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In wheat, the maintenance of proteins embedded in the walls of thylakoids and low levels of reactive oxygen species demonstrated the superiority of wheat mutant tasgl tolerant to drought (TIAN et al.
These effects include changes in the plant cellular structure and cell metabolism such as alteration in photosynthesis dilation of membranes of thylakoids modulation of the antioxidant systems and accumulation of phenolic compounds.
He steered her in the direction of thylakoids, a compound in green leaves believed to slow down fat digestion, meaning the whole intestine has time to get involved, the university said.
Ramasamy's technology involves separating out structures in the plant cell called thylakoids, which are responsible for capturing and storing the energy from sunlight.
Eletron transport in thylakoids isolated from barley leaves infected by the powdery mildew fungus (Erysiphe graminis DC.
Researchers manipulate the proteins contained in the thylakoids, interrupting the pathway along which electrons flow.
Loss of chlorophyll as a result of damage to chlorophyll protein complexes in thylakoids are often taken as important criteria of sensitivity to metal stress (Fatoba and Udoh, 2008; Wahid et al.
The chloroplasts of leaves grown in the shade develop a higher proportion of thylakoids compared to the volume of the stroma, with both larger thylakoids and more thylakoids per granum (ANDERSON, 1986; BOARDMAN, 1977).
10 Now all is happy in the thylakoids of the chloroplast.