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Descriptor English: Chloroplasts
Descriptor Spanish: Cloroplastos
Descriptor Portuguese: Cloroplastos
Descriptor French: Chloroplastes
Entry term(s): Chloroplast
Etioplast
Etioplasts
Tree number(s): A11.284.430.214.190.875.700.140
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002736
Scope note: Plant cell inclusion bodies that contain the photosynthetic pigment CHLOROPHYLL, which is associated with the membrane of THYLAKOIDS. Chloroplasts occur in cells of leaves and young stems of plants. They are also found in some forms of PHYTOPLANKTON such as HAPTOPHYTA; DINOFLAGELLATES; DIATOMS; and CRYPTOPHYTA.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 66
History Note: 66(64)
Related: Photosynthesis MeSH
DeCS ID: 2787
Unique ID: D002736
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Chloroplasts - Preferred
Concept UI M0004178
Scope note Plant cell inclusion bodies that contain the photosynthetic pigment CHLOROPHYLL, which is associated with the membrane of THYLAKOIDS. Chloroplasts occur in cells of leaves and young stems of plants. They are also found in some forms of PHYTOPLANKTON such as HAPTOPHYTA; DINOFLAGELLATES; DIATOMS; and CRYPTOPHYTA.
Preferred term Chloroplasts
Entry term(s) Chloroplast
Etioplasts - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0506398
Scope note Plastids that can develop into CHLOROPLASTS.
Preferred term Etioplasts
Entry term(s) Etioplast



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