Regulation and Role of Calcium Fluxes in the Chloroplast
Ionized free calcium (Ca++) is a crucial-and practically ubiquitous-regulator of biological processes. There is much information about the regulation of cytosolic Ca++ levels and fluxes in plants, but very little is known about its regulation in the chloroplast, despite clear evidence for the importance of calcium in this organelle. The chloroplast contains calcium-binding proteins, such as calmodulin, calcium-regulated kinases, and calcium transport proteins.
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