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The movement of lipids in plants

Researchers from our Laboratory have discovered a lipoprotein complex involved in the transport of galactolipids from the c​​hloroplast to the mitochondria. These lipids are replacing those that the plant had to consume in certain stress conditions, ​to allow the mitochondria to keep its integrity.

Published on 25 March 2016
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Relative to the wild type (top), the mitochondria atm60 are inflated, larger and more spherical, diffuse.
In red the chloroplasts; in green the mitochondria.

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