Sub-structure of Quantasomes

Abstract

THE protein layer in the lipoprotein lamellae of chloroplasts must be considered as an aggregation of two-dimensional crystallites, each one consisting of 16–32 lattice points. The crystallites can either be arranged regularly with ‘amorphous’ interspaces or irregularly in a fluid-like structure. This concept results from small-angle X-ray diagrams1.

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KREUTZ, W. Sub-structure of Quantasomes. Nature 206, 1358–1359 (1965). https://doi.org/10.1038/2061358b0

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