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Plant biology

Pigments on the move

In plant cells, the pigment anthocyanin is transported to a membrane-bounded organelle called the vacuole for storage. A previously unidentified transport pathway involving vacuolar-membrane extensions mediates this process.

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Figure 1: Transport of plant pigments.


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Bassham, D. Pigments on the move. Nature 526, 644–645 (2015).

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