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Chloroplasts MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Chloroplasts
Tree Number(s)
A11.284.430.214.190.875.700.140
Unique ID
D002736
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002736
Scope Note
Plant cell inclusion bodies that contain the photosynthetic pigment CHLOROPHYLL, which is associated with the membrane of THYLAKOIDS. Chloroplasts occur in cells of leaves and young stems of plants. They are also found in some forms of PHYTOPLANKTON such as HAPTOPHYTA; DINOFLAGELLATES; DIATOMS; and CRYPTOPHYTA.
Entry Term(s)
Chloroplast
Etioplasts
See Also
Photosynthesis
Public MeSH Note
66
History Note
66(64)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Chloroplasts Preferred
Etioplasts Related
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