chloroplasts in humans?
dgeiger at phakt.usc.edu
Sun Feb 26 23:40:58 EST 1995
There are some seaslugs (Mollusca - Gastropoda - Opisthobranchia - Sacoglossa -
Elysiidae, Hermaeidae ...) which harbour symbiotic chloroplast in their tissue, quite alike
the better known zooxanthellae in the corals and seaanemonies and allies.
I don't know whether the chloroplast are kept intracellularly or
extracellularly. There are a few references in Thompson, T.E. & Brown 1984(?):
Biology of Opisthobranch Molluscs. Ray Society.
Hope that is of interest Daniel Geiger (dgeiger at aludra.usc.edu)
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