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… (More)

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1944-2017
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2013
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2013
The fruit ripening developmental program is specific to plants bearing fleshy fruits and dramatically changes fruit… (More)
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2012
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2012
During leaf senescence, plants degrade chlorophyll to colorless linear tetrapyrroles that are stored in the vacuole of senescing… (More)
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2009
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2009
During leaf senescence, chlorophyll is removed from thylakoid membranes and converted in a multistep pathway to colorless… (More)
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2009
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2009
After fertilization, the expanding carpel of fleshy fruit goes through a phase change to ripening. Although the role of ethylene… (More)
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2008
2008
Type C stay-green mutants are defined as being defective in the pathway of chlorophyll breakdown, which involves pheophorbide a… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Loss of green color in leaves results from chlorophyll (Chl) degradation in chloroplasts, but little is known about how Chl… (More)
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2007
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2007
Chlorophyll degradation is an aspect of leaf senescence, which is an active process to salvage nutrients from old tissues. non… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Submergence-1 (Sub1), a major quantitative trait locus affecting tolerance to complete submergence in lowland rice (Oryza sativa… (More)
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2001
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2001
accelerated cell death 2 (acd2) mutants of Arabidopsis have spontaneous spreading cell death lesions and constitutive activation… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Chlorophyllase (Chlase) is the first enzyme involved in chlorophyll (Chl) degradation and catalyzes the hydrolysis of ester bond… (More)
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