Plastid-nuclear complexes in the photosynthesizing cells from their mitosis up to programmed death
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Permanent plastid-nuclear complexes (PNCs) exist in tobacco cells from their mitosis up to programmed cell death (PCD). PNCs in senescing cells of tobacco leaves were typical by enclosure of peroxisomes and mitochondria among chloroplasts which were in contact with nucleus. Such a complex position provides simultaneous interaction of these organelles and direct regulation of metabolism and PCD avoiding the cytosol.
Additional key wordschloroplasts Nicotiana tabaccum nuclei programmed cell death
green fluorescent protein
programmed cell death
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