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Transfer of algal chloroplasts into protoplasts of higher plants

  • Howard T. Bonnett
  • Tage Eriksson


Polyethylene-glycol treatment of mixed suspensions of isolated protoplasts and of chloroplasts induces chloroplast uptake by the protoplasts. Chloroplasts of algal origin (Vaucheria dichotoma (L.) Ag.) were transferred with high frequency into protoplasts of Daucus carota L.


Mixed Suspension Algal Origin Algal Chloroplast Chloroplast Uptake 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Howard T. Bonnett
    • 1
  • Tage Eriksson
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Physiological BotanyUniversity of UppsalaUppsalaSweden

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