ChloroplastThe Organelle that Sustains Us

Launched October 2007 Updated May 2022 19 lectures

"Understanding Chloroplasts" is a series of talks that describe the current state of knowledge of this remarkable organelle in plant cells. The overall objective of the series is to provide information, presented by a leading scientist in each topic, on the origin; evolution; structure; function in photosynthesis, synthesis of essential... read morenutrients; assembly processes; genomics and proteomics; and aspects of biotechnology, in a smooth and logical progression. The topics are presented at an advanced level that will convey the current state of the field in each area. Graduate students and senior scientists with a background in biochemistry, cell biology and molecular biology will find this series a rich source of information on these most fundamental processes in biology.