quantasome


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quantasome

[′kwän·tə‚sōm]
(cell and molecular biology)
One of the highly ordered array of units that has a “cobblestone” appearance in electron micrographs of the lamella of chloroplasts, and thought to be the most probable site of the light reaction in photosynthesis.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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