Identification of a receptor for protein import into chloroplasts and its localization to envelope contact zones

Debkumar Pain*, Yashpal S. Kanwar, Günter Blobel

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Abstract

An anti-idiotypic antibody approach was used to identify an integral membrane protein of the chloroplast envelope as a receptor for protein import into the chloroplast stroma. The import receptor is found in contact sites between the outer and inner membrane of the chloroplast envelope.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)232-237
Number of pages6
JournalNature
Volume331
Issue number6153
DOIs
StatePublished - 1988

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