Number of chloroplasts per cell

Range 23 palisade tissue: 13 spongy tissue Chloroplasts/cell
Organism Poplar Populus sp.
Reference Ivanova LA, Ronzhina DA, Ivanov LA, Stroukova LV, Peuke AD, Rennenberg H. Chloroplast parameters differ in wild type and transgenic poplars overexpressing gsh1 in the cytosol. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2009 Jul11(4):625-30. p.628 fig.2DPubMed ID19538400
Method For counting chloroplasts, leaf pieces were macerated in a solution containing 5% CrO3 and 1 N HCl and the number of chloroplast per cell was counted under a light microscope in cell suspensions in 30 replicates for both palisade and spongy tissue.
Comments Numbers extracted from figure 2D. Wild-type poplars (Populus tremula x P. alba).
Entered by Uri M
ID 107028