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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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Review
2018
Review
2018
Carotenoids are indispensable to plants and critical in human diets. Plastids are the organelles for carotenoid biosynthesis and… Expand
Review
2018
Review
2018
Carotenoids are lipophilic isoprenoid compounds synthesized by all photosynthetic organisms and some non-photosynthetic… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Plastoglobuli (PGs) are plastid lipoprotein particles surrounded by a membrane lipid monolayer. PGs contain small specialized… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Plastoglobules (PGs) are oval or tubular lipid-rich structures present in all plastid types, but their specific functions are… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
In nuclear transgenic plants, expression of multiple genes requires introduction of individual genes and time-consuming… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Carotenoid pigments in plants fulfill indispensable functions in photosynthesis. Carotenoids that accumulate as secondary… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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