chromoplast



chromoplast defined in 1951 year

chromoplast - chromoplast (chromatophore);
chromoplast - Pigmented plastid of plant cells. May be red, orange, or yellow, e.g. tomato fruits, carrot roots, containing carotenoid pigments; or green (chloroplasts), containing chlorophyll. Former are common in fruits and flowers, and develop from leucoplasts or chloroplasts; chloroplasts are responsible for the green colour of plants. In algae variously coloured owing to presence with chlorophyll of other pigments, xanthophyll, carotene, fucoxanthin, phycoerythrin, phycocyanin.

near chromoplast in Knolik


chromomereshome
letter "C"
start from "CH"
chromosome

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