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Topic 1.4 - The two galactolipids, MGDG and DGDG, are...

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Plant Physiology Online: The Structures of Chloroplast Glycosylglycerides A Companion to Plant Physiology, Fourth Edition by Lincoln Taiz and Eduardo Zeiger Topics Essays Study Questions Readings Help Select Chapter: Search HOME :: CHAPTER 1 :: Topic 1.4 PREVIOUS :: NEXT Topic 1.4 The Structures of Chloroplast Glycosylglycerides The structures of the three plant glycosylglycerides, monogalactosyldiacylglycerol (MGDG), digalactosyldiacylglycerol (DGDG) and sulfoquinovosyldiacylglycerol (SQDG), are shown in Web Figure 1.4.A.
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Unformatted text preview: The two galactolipids, MGDG and DGDG, are uncharged but polar; the sulfolipid, SQDG, is negatively charged as well as being polar (Harwood 1997). Web Figure 1.4.A The structures of chloroplast glycosylglycerides. MGDG and DGDG are galactolipids; SQDG is a sulfolipid. Note that the two galactolipids are uncharged, while the sulfolipid is charged. (After Harwood 1997.) (Click image to enlarge.) HOME :: CHAPTER 1 :: Topic 1.4 PREVIOUS :: NEXT...
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