New insights into dynamic actin-based chloroplast photorelocation movement.

@article{Kong2011NewII,
  title={New insights into dynamic actin-based chloroplast photorelocation movement.},
  author={Sam-Geun Kong and Masamitsu Wada},
  journal={Molecular plant},
  year={2011},
  volume={4 5},
  pages={771-81}
}
Chloroplast movement is essential for plants to survive under various environmental light conditions. Phototropins-plant-specific blue-light-activated receptor kinases-mediate the response by perceiving light intensity and direction. Recently, novel chloroplast actin (cp-actin) filaments have been identified as playing a pivotal role in the directional chloroplast photorelocation movement. Encouraging progress has recently been made in this field of research through molecular genetics and cell… CONTINUE READING

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