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Chloroplasts appear flattened and plate-like with a single clear central spot called the...

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Chloroplasts appear flattened and plate-like with a single clear central spot called the pyrenoid. How is the photosynthetic apparatus in the chloroplast different from that found in the Cyanobacteria?

Chloroplast

A chloroplast is a cell organelle of a plant that provides a green color to plants. It is also responsible for the capture of light and is the spot of photosynthesis. It is found in plant cells and specific algae that have a chlorophyll pigment.

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Cyanobacteria have phycobilisomes (PBSs) that mediate light-harvesting proteins that are present on the stroma side of the cytoplasmic surface of the...

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Chloroplast: Definition, Structure, Function & Examples

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What is a chloroplast? What does the chloroplast do? Read about chloroplast function, the parts of chloroplasts, and the chloroplast structure. See a chloroplast diagram.


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