Exclusion of plastid nucleoids and ribosomes from stromules in tobacco and Arabidopsis.


Stromules are stroma-filled tubules that extend from the surface of plastids and allow the transfer of proteins as large as 550 kDa between interconnected plastids. The aim of the present study was to determine if plastid DNA or plastid ribosomes are able to enter stromules, potentially permitting the transfer of genetic information between plastids… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2011.04798.x


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