Figure 5-46. Electron micrograph of a chloroplast in a section of a plant cell.

Figure 5-46Electron micrograph of a chloroplast in a section of a plant cell

The internal membrane vesicles (thylakoids) are fused into stacks (grana), which reside in a matrix (the stroma). All the chlorophyll in the cell is contained in the thylakoid membranes. [Courtesy of Biophoto Associates/M. C. Ledbetter/Brookhaven National Laboratory.]

From: Section 5.4, Organelles of the Eukaryotic Cell

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