Definition of Thylakoid

1. Noun. (biology) a folded membrane within plant chloroplasts from which grana are made, used in photosynthesis ¹



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Definition of Thylakoid

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Medical Definition of Thylakoid

1. Membranous cisternae of the chloroplast, found as part of the grana and also as single cisternae interconnecting the grana. Contain the photosynthetic pigments, reaction centres and electron transport chain. Each thylakoid consists of a flattened sac of membrane enclosing a narrow intra thylakoid space. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Thylakoid

thwocking
thwocks
thwok
thwomp
thwonk
thwop
thx
thy
thyasirid
thyasirids
thyine
thyine wood
thylacine
thylacines
thylacitis
thylakoid (current term)
thylakoid processing peptidase
thylakoid protein kinase
thylakoids
thylose
thyloses
thylosis
thym-
thymacetin
thymate
thyme-leaved sandwort
thyme-leaved speedwell
thyme camphor
thyme oil

Literary usage of Thylakoid

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Genetic Manipulation in Crops: Proceedings of the International Symposium on by International Rice Research Institute (1988)
"Two-dimensional Electrophoretic Analysis of thylakoid Membrane Polypeptides ... The methods of isolation and purification of the thylakoid membrane proteins ..."

2. Rice Genetics II: Proceedings of the Second International Rice Genetics by International Rice Research Institute (1991)
"Proteins in the thylakoid membrane act in H+ transfer during reduction and ... Many studies of protein synthesis in the thylakoid membrane show that genetic ..."

3. Gene Expression in Horticultural Crops: Bibliography January 1991-October 1992 by Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"Whereas the in vitro import into pea chloroplasts is not affected by these C-terminal deletions, targeting to the thylakoid membrane is abolished by the ..."

4. Azolla Utilization: Proceedings of the Workshop on Azolla Use, Fuzhou by International Rice Research Institute, Fujian Academy of Agricultural Sciences (1987)
"thylakoid of chloroplast in leaf of A. imbricata cultivated in cast iron pot containing 0.03% calcium superphosphate. ..."

5. Progress in Irrigated Rice Research: Selected Papers and Abstracts from the by International Rice Research Institute (1989)
"Protein composition of chloroplast thylakoid membrane. More than 30 polypeptide bands were isolated in the maternal parent Yinfang and its hybrid progeny. ..."

6. Air Quality Criteria for Oxides of Nitrogenby Dennis J. Kotchmar by Dennis J. Kotchmar (1996)
"This can be applied to a number of systems, including the generation of a pH gradient across isolated thylakoid membranes, which is generated by ..."

7. Raising Standards for American Education (1993)
"known to induce peroxidation of thylakoid lipids and to inhibit photosynthetic ... relationship between bisulfite-induced thylakoid lipid peroxidation and ..."

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