Number of genome copies per plastid

Range 5-80 Genome copies/plastid
Organism Green algae Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
Reference Staub JM, Maliga P. Long regions of homologous DNA are incorporated into the tobacco plastid genome by transformation. Plant Cell. 1992 Jan4(1):39-45. p.39 left column top paragraphPubMed ID1356049
Comments "Transformation involves changing in a cell each of the 5 to 80 genome copies in the one plastid of Chlamydomonas."
Entered by Uri M
ID 107105