Figure 10.13. Structure of a chloroplast.
Figure 10.13. Structure of a chloroplast.

Figure 10.13Structure of a chloroplast

In addition to the inner and outer membranes of the envelope, chloroplasts contain a third internal membrane system: the thylakoid membrane. These membranes divide chloroplasts into three internal compartments. (Electron micrograph by E. H. Newcombe/ Biological Photo Service.)

From: Chloroplasts and Other Plastids

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