Latest Chloroplast Stories
Although scientists have been able to sequence the genomes of many organisms, they still lack a context for associating the proteins encoded in genes with specific biological processes.
Salk scientists grow understanding of how photosynthesis is regulated.
Rhizanthella gardneri is a cute, quirky and critically endangered orchid that lives all its life underground.
A team of researchers from Duke University and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies has found a central part in the machinery that turns plants green when they sense light.
A team of researchers have identified the courier that gives the signal to revamp the plant's gene expression pattern after photoreceptors have been activated by light.
A rose by any other name may smell as sweet, but it would no longer be a rose. If a grass is booted out of the grass family, where does it go?
In an electrifying first, Stanford scientists have plugged in to algae cells and harnessed a tiny electric current.
Max Planck scientists develop gene switch for chloroplasts in plant cells.
As so-called primary producers, plants use solar energy to synthesize the foodstuffs that sustain other forms of life.
Contrary to prevailing wisdom, a new study from plant biologists at UC Davis shows that proteins of the Hsp70 family do indeed chaperone proteins across the membranes of chloroplasts, just as they do for other cellular structures.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.