thylakoid


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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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Thermally tolerant Symbiodinium E, for instance, could have mechanisms to better tolerate high temperatures, such as NPQ and thylakoid membrane stability (Venn etai, 2008).
APX is found in the different cellular compartments such as stroma and thylakoid, microbody including glyoxysomes and peroxisomes, cytosol and mitochondria.
By the way, chloroplasts have small tower-shaped membranes called thylakoids, which are found in random arrangements.
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.
Sabat, "Effect of calcium ion on Hydrilla verticillata thylakoid membrane [O.sub.2] evolution," Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics, vol.
Schoefs, "Solute transporters in plant thylakoid membranes key players during photosynthesis and light stress, " Communicative & Integrative Biology, vol.
Taneva, "Influence of substituted 1,4-anthraquinones on the chlorophyll fluorescence and photochemical activity of pea thylakoid membranes," Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, vol.
Atrazine (ATZ) is an herbicide which binds irreversibly to the plastoquinone binding sites of photosystem complex II on thylakoid membranes in chloroplasts, thereby inhibiting electron transport.
Meanwhile, they improved proton gradient of crossing thylakoid membrane, photosynthetic phosphorylation level of cell, and the efficiency of emitting electrons from spirulina.
Interestingly we found that cassava genes coding for proteins located in thylakoid, vacuole, and Golgi apparatus contain SSRs exclusively on intron sequences.
I have already highlighted some sentences in this section, and I encounter a term that I do not understand: thylakoid membrane.
All of these reactions occur in the plant structure called the thylakoid membrane, which is located in the chloroplast of the grape leaf.