chromoplast

Plant chromatophore filled with red/orange or yellow carotenoid pigment. Responsible for colour of carrot and of many petals.

chromoplast

[n] - plastid containing pigments other than chlorophyll usually yellow or orange carotenoids
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chromoplast

Plant chromatophore filled with red/orange or yellow carotenoid pigment. Responsible for colour of carrot and of many petals. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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chromoplast

noun plastid containing pigments other than chlorophyll usually yellow or orange carotenoids
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chromoplast

A parenchyma cell containing chromoplasts. Each red dot is a chromoplast that contains carotenoids. Image credit: David Webb, University of Hawaii A pigmented plastid found in certain plant cells. Chromoplasts that contain carotenoid pigments impart the red, orange, or yellow colors to various f...
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chromoplast

Type: Term Pronunciation: krō′mō-plast Definitions: 1. A plastid filled with carotenoid pigments.
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Chromoplast

Chromoplasts are plastids, heterogeneous organelles responsible for pigment synthesis and storage in specific photosynthetic eukaryotes. It is thought that like all other plastids including chloroplasts and leucoplasts they are descended from symbiotic prokaryotes. ==Function== Chromoplasts are found in fruits, flowers, roots, and stressed and agi...
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