Chromoplasts

Known as: Chromoplast 
A plastid containing pigments other than chlorophyll, usually yellow and orange carotenoid pigments. [ISBN:0471245208]
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Plastid genes are expressed at high levels in photosynthetically active chloroplasts but are generally believed to be drastically… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Carotenoids and their oxygenated derivatives xanthophylls play essential roles in the pigmentation of flowers and fruits. Wild… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The accumulation of three major carotenoid derivatives-crocetin glycosides, picrocrocin, and safranal-is in large part… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Chloroplast genomes defied the laws of Mendelian inheritance at the dawn of plant genetics, and continue to defy the mainstream… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Transgenic chloroplasts offer unique advantages in plant biotechnology, including high-level foreign protein expression, absence… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Carotenoid pigments in plants fulfill indispensable functions in photosynthesis. Carotenoids that accumulate as secondary… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The Arabidopsis IMMUTANS gene encodes a plastid homolog of the mitochondrial alternative oxidase, which is associated with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The differentiation of chloroplasts into chromoplasts involves a series of biochemical changes that culminate with the intense… (More)
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1997
1997
We have isolated a cDNA (PAP) corresponding to a single nuclear gene that encodes an approximately 30-kD major protein of bell… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Chromoplast development in ripening bell pepper fruits is characterized by a massive synthesis of carotenoid pigments, resulting… (More)
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