chl degradation

Juan J Guiamet javimail at BIOLOGY.LSA.UMICH.EDU
Tue Jul 16 09:09:45 EST 1996

	I am interested in leaf senescence, in particular in the breakdown
of thylakoid membranes during this process.  Now, I wonder if
Chlamydomonas could be used as a model system to study chloroplast
degradation.  Do Chlamydomonas cells degrade their chloroplasts at any
particular stage in their life cycle, or in response to ,e.g., N
deprivation, excess light, etc.  

			Juan  Guiamet
			Dept. of Biology
			University of Michigan
			Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1048

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