Carotenoid-bearing structures in fruit chromoplasts of Solatium capsicastrum Link.

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Ljubešić, Nikola; Wrischer, Mercedes; Prebeg, Tatjana; Brkić, Dragomir;
  • Publisher: Division of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb
  • Journal: Acta Botanica Croatica,volume 60,issue 2 (issn: 0365-0588, eissn: 1847-8476)
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  • Subject: Solatium capsicastrum; fruit chromoplast; carotenoid-bearing structure; ultrastructure

The fine structure, pigment content and protein profile of chromoplasts in fruit of Solatium capsicastrum were studied during the various stages of ripening. Plastid metamorphosis is synchronized with the disappearance of chlorophylls and intense synthesis of carotenoid... View more
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