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Snowy cotyledon 2: the identification of a zinc finger domain protein essential for chloroplast development in cotyledons but not in true leaves

Albrecht, Veronica; Ingenfeld, Anke; Apel, Klaus


In cotyledons of etiolated seedlings light-dependent transformation of etioplasts to chloroplasts marks the transition from heterotrophic to autotrophic growth. Genetic factors required for this developmental step were identified by isolating mutants of Arabidopsis thaliana that were impaired in chloroplast development in cotyledons but not in true leaves. Several mutants with chlorophyll-deficient cotyledons were isolated and dubbed snowy cotyledon (sco). Here we describe the identification...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Plant Molecular Biology
DOI: 10.1007/s11103-008-9291-y


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