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(Science: plant biology) precursor of chlorophyll, found in proplastids and etioplasts. Lacks the phytol side chain of chlorophyll.

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Sun and shade chloroplast

... be converted into normal tylakoid is called prolamellar body :) . Membranes of the tubular lattice of prolamelar body contain enzyme called NADPH-protochlorophyllide oxydoreductase that catalyses transformation protochlorophyllide to chlorophyllide, which is direct precursor of chlorophyll. Etioplasts ...

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by SU_reptile
Thu Oct 19, 2006 8:11 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Sun and shade chloroplast
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