Mechanisms of protein import and routing in chloroplasts
UNSPECIFIED (2004) Mechanisms of protein import and routing in chloroplasts. CURRENT BIOLOGY, 14 (24). R1064-R1077. ISSN 0960-9822Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2004.11.049
The vast majority of the similar to3000 different proteins required to build a fully functional chloroplast are encoded by the nuclear genome and translated on cytosolic ribosomes. As chloroplasts are each surrounded by a double-membrane system, or envelope, sophisticated mechanisms are necessary to mediate the import of these nucleus-encoded proteins into chloroplasts. Once inside the organelle, many chloroplast proteins engage one of four additional protein sorting mechanisms that direct targeting to the internal thylakoid membrane system.
|Item Type:||Journal Item|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QD Chemistry|
|Journal or Publication Title:||CURRENT BIOLOGY|
|Official Date:||29 December 2004|
|Number of Pages:||14|
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