Three-dimensional structure of the prolamellar body in squash etioplasts

@article{Murakami2005ThreedimensionalSO,
  title={Three-dimensional structure of the prolamellar body in squash etioplasts},
  author={Shinji Murakami and Naoko Yamada and Misuzu Nagano and Masako Osumi},
  journal={Protoplasma},
  year={2005},
  volume={128},
  pages={147-156}
}
SummaryHigh resolution scanning electron microscopy revealed that the basic unit of the paracrystalline network in squash prolamellar body is a tetrapodal structure, which has four short tubular arms meeting at one point with equal angle. Fractured faces of the prolamellar bodies displayed three lattice forms; hexagonal, square and zigzag (distorted hexagonal) lattices. Tilting observations of the ultrathin sections, together with scanning electron microscope observations, showed that the… 
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