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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2]) were found in mutant stay-green wheat (tasgl) compared with wild types subjected to drought stress, providing greater stability of the proteins found in the walls of thylakoids (TIAN et al.
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.
In this example, the student was able to review the structure and function of thylakoid membrane, and also obtained more detailed information about some of its parts--for example, electron transport chain.
The light reactions on the thylakoid membrane all happen in a microsecond.
Fluorescence parameters derived from fast induction kinetics are based on the theory of energy flow in chloroplast thylakoid membranes (Strasser et al.
Mitchell's great contribution was to apply Guggenheim's [10, 11] thermodynamic formalism to the inner mitochondrial membrane, the chloroplast thylakoid membrane and bacterial plasma membrane.
OEC33: OEC-33 is 33 kDa protein of oxygen evolving complex present in thylakoid lumen and is associated with photosystem-II.
The thylakoid membrane is the place where it all happens at a fast pace.