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chlorophyll catabolic process

Known as: chlorophyll breakdown, chlorophyll catabolism, chlorophyll degradation 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of chlorophyll, any compound of magnesium complexed in a porphyrin (tetrapyrrole) ring… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Degreening, caused by chlorophyll degradation, is the most obvious symptom of senescing leaves. Chlorophyll degradation can be… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
This work shows that the chloroplast-localized components of the chlorophyll catabolic pathway dynamically interact with each… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Despite the fact that most plants accumulate both sodium (Na+) and chloride (Cl–) ions to high concentration in their shoot… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
During leaf senescence, chlorophyll is removed from thylakoid membranes and converted in a multistep pathway to colorless… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Melatonin (N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine) is a highly conserved molecule whose presence is not exclusive to the animal kingdom… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Loss of green color in leaves results from chlorophyll (Chl) degradation in chloroplasts, but little is known about how Chl… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
To mitigate the oxidative damage inflicted by biotic or abiotic stresses, plants have evolved complex anti-oxidative defense… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
A central reaction of chlorophyll breakdown, porphyrin ring opening of pheophorbide a to the primary fluorescent chlorophyll… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Plants exposed to environmental stress factors, such as drought, chilling, high light intensity, heat, and nutrient limitations… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The activities of chlorophyllase, contents of pigments including chlorophyll a and b, chlorophyllide a and b, and phaeophorbide a… Expand
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