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|Title:||Mechanisms of protein import and routing in chloroplasts.|
|Citation:||CURR BIOL, 2004, 14 (24), pp. R1064-R1077|
|Abstract:||The vast majority of the approximately 3000 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.|
|Appears in Collections:||Published Articles, Dept. of Biology|
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