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(noun) Plural form of granum.

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I am having difficulty identifying this structure.

... match. (Both images relate to the same structure but in a different perspective.) My instinct is telling me that it may be a part of stacks of grana being circular in structure on image C and has a stacked appearance on D. But I am not certain since I have not done this kind of identification ...

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by omegad
Sun Dec 01, 2013 7:11 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: I am having difficulty identifying this structure.
Replies: 6
Views: 2378


Are they grana?

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by monkeymadd
Mon Nov 28, 2011 11:10 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Chloroplast
Replies: 6
Views: 5357

Photosynthesis Trivia

... fixation of carbon dioxide into energy rich glucose are located in the (A.) lysosomes (B.) ribosomes (C.) mitochondrial cristae (D.) chloroplast grana (E.) chloroplast stroma 15. The anabolic process in which sunlight energy and water are utilized and molecular oxygen is produced is (A.) photosystem ...

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by vstexas09
Mon Oct 13, 2008 12:46 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Photosynthesis Trivia
Replies: 5
Views: 30723

Re: chloroplast ultrastructure

... with a picture i once saw of a chloroplast grown in a medium without light. It is definitely not a normal mature chroloplast, because it lacks grana. See that chloroplast in the right bottom corner? That is a normal one. Honestly there is not much i can tell you, except that it is an abnormal ...

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by MrMistery
Tue Dec 25, 2007 8:02 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: chloroplast ultrastructure
Replies: 3
Views: 3675

Structure of a chromoplast?

... a chromoplast, not its function. For example, when describing the function of a chloroplast, I wrote about the organization of thylakoids, stroma, grana, etc.

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by starswept
Mon Feb 12, 2007 10:46 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Structure of a chromoplast?
Replies: 3
Views: 14596
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