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Transplastomic Arabidopsis plants at last

An efficient route to the transformation of Arabidopsis plastids will allow the full power of molecular genetics to be brought to bear on the study of this key compartment.

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Fig. 1: Differing contributions of chloroplast-encoded and nucleus-encoded ACCase activity explain differing sensitivity to spectinomycin.

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Small, I. Transplastomic Arabidopsis plants at last. Nat. Plants 5, 249–250 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41477-019-0388-x

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