chloroplast fission

Known as: chloroplast division 
The division of a chloroplast within a cell to form two or more separate chloroplast compartments. This division occurs independently of mitosis… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
In most algae, the chloroplast division rate is held constant to maintain the proper number of chloroplasts per cell. By contrast… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Chloroplast division in plant cells is orchestrated by a complex macromolecular machine with components positioned on both the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Chloroplasts have retained the bacterial FtsZ for division, whereas mitochondria lack FtsZ except in some lower eukaryotes… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Replication of chloroplasts is essential for achieving and maintaining optimal plastid numbers in plant cells. The plastid… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Among the events that accompanied the evolution of chloroplasts from their endosymbiotic ancestors was the host cell recruitment… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Chloroplast division in plant cells occurs by binary fission, yielding two daughter plastids of equal size. Previously… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The division of plastids is critical for viability in photosynthetic eukaryotes, but the mechanisms associated with this process… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The complete nucleotide sequence of the chloroplast genome (150,613 bp) from the unicellular green alga Chlorella vulgaris C-27… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
A nuclear recessive mutant of Arabidopsis thaliana, arc5, has been isolated in which there is no significant increase in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
We have isolated three mutants of Arabidopsis thaliana in which there is a sevenfold change in chloroplast number in fully… (More)
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