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chlo·ro·plast

 (klôr′ə-plăst′) also chlo·ro·plas·tid (klôr′ə-plăs′tĭd)
n.
A plastid that contains chlorophyll and is found in the cells of green plants and algae.


chlo′ro·plas′tic (-plăs′tĭk) adj.
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chloroplast

(ˈklɔːrəʊˌplæst)
n
(Botany) a plastid containing chlorophyll and other pigments, occurring in plants and algae that carry out photosynthesis
ˌchloroˈplastic adj
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chlo•ro•plast

(ˈklɔr əˌplæst, ˈkloʊr-)

n.
a plastid containing chlorophyll.
[1885–90; chloro (phyll) + -plast]
chlo`ro•plas′tic, adj.
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chlo·ro·plast

(klôr′ə-plăst′)
A tiny structure in the cells of green algae and green plants that contains chlorophyll and creates glucose through photosynthesis. See more at cell, photosynthesis.
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chloroplast

A structure inside a cell that contains chlorophyll.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chloroplast - plastid containing chlorophyll and other pigments; in plants that carry out photosynthesis
plastid - any of various small particles in the cytoplasm of the cells of plants and some animals containing pigments or starch or oil or protein
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Translations
Chloroplast
chloroplaste
grænukorn
cloroplasto

chloroplast

[ˈklɔːrəʊˌplæst] n (Bot) → cloroplasto
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References in periodicals archive ?
A thylakoid lumenal 29 kDa chloroplastic gene in qBFR4 is enzyme coded as peroxidase and is involved in peroxidase activity.
The differentially expressed peptide spot 347 was characterized as ATP-dependent Clp protease ATP-binding subunit clpA homolog CD4B, chloroplastic. These proteases contribute in chloroplast biogenesis through the degradation of certain proteins during environmental changes (Adam et al.
Two glutamine synthetase genes, HvGS1_1 (gb| X69087.1) which encodes cytoplasmic glutamine synthetase [10, 28] and HvGS2 (gb| X53580.1) which encodes chloroplastic glutamine synthetase [14, 28], were included in the study and analyzed in the shoots and roots in the barley cultivars.
Cytosolic and chloroplastic small Hsps have been investigated in terms of tolerance to heat and drought in plants (Sun et al., 2002; Chauhan et al., 2012).
Lea, "Inhibition of photosynthesis in barley with decreased levels of chloroplastic glutamine synthetase activity," Journal of Experimental Botany, vol.
The chloroplastic matK region is one of the most rapidly evolving genes with suitable length and high level of discrimination among angiosperm [230].
Carvalho et al., "The knockdown of chloroplastic ascorbate peroxidases reveals its regulatory role in the photosynthesis and protection under photo-oxidative stress in rice," Plant Science, vol.
Kavitha K, George S, Venkataraman G, Parida A (2010) A salt-inducible chloroplastic monodehydroascorbate reductase from halophyte Avicennia marina confers salt stress tolerance on transgenic plants.
Leaf gas exchange, chloroplastic pigments and dry matter accumulation in castor bean (Ricinus communis L.) seedlings subjected to salt stress conditions.
Separate assays specific for ascorbate peroxidase and guaiacol peroxidase and for chloroplastic and cytosolic isozymes of ascorbate peroxidase in plants.
A separate semi-ubiquitous feature of aquaporins, regardless of their phylogenetic and structural characteristics, appears to be the conductance of hydrogen peroxide ([H.sub.2][O.sub.2]), which is commonly generated as a biproduct of mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation in animals (Muller, 2000) or chloroplastic electron transport in plants (Ivanov et al., 2012).